Veggie Quinoa Pilaf

Veggie Quinoa Pilaf

I am in love with quinoa!  An awesome friend of mine introduced me to it, honestly I had never even heard of it before, I am now hooked.  I have eliminated processed foods from our home and have found that this veggie quinoa pilaf replaces the boxed seasoned rice that I used to make.  See […]


Throwing the ‘Schedule’ out the Window!

When we started the school year I had a nice schedule hanging on the fridge.  It laid out when we would do ‘school’, when we would have a snack, when we would play, and on and on.  With three kids ages 6, 3, and 1 I (now) can most certainly say “Yeah, Right!”.   I  removed […]

Rainy Windy Weekend Full of Inspiration

I knew that it was going to rain this weekend but I didn’t expect more than 5 inches of rain and 40 mile wind gusts!  Our pool is overflowing and there are palm frawns everywhere.  We have been stuck inside most of the weekend.  Alex is happily locked in his room with all of the new Lego’s that we acquired […]

Spicy Shrimp Pasta

Spicy Shrimp Pasta

  Spicy shrimp pasta is too spicy to feed to my kids so I typically make them shrimp scampi, which they love. You can use any type of pasta.  I have used spaghetti, penne, and rotini, they are all delicious.  I typically use whatever pasta I happen to have on hand. Here is what you […]

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Homeopathic Remedies – Why we embrace them!

All of my kids recently had a birthday.  Alex turned 6, Ava 3, and Audrey 1.  And of course you know what birthdays bring…cake, parties, presents and the  ‘well’ doctors visit.  It has been 4 days since this ‘well’ visit and I now have 3 sick kids.  I can tell you that I am OFFICIALLY done […]


Music Break!

After a very frazzled week I have decided today is going to be a day of peace.  I have been very tense this week trying to get too many things done and not feeling like I have accomplished much so today I am going to sit back and enjoy my amazing kids. We started the day […]


My Baby Knows….

It is amazing to me when I look back at only having one baby I realize that I behaved as an obsessive crazed first time parent.  I was putting my baby to bed last night thinking about this. With my first-born, Alex, I read every parenting book, magazine, website that I could get my hands on.  […]

Black Bean & Brown Rice Enchiladas

Black Bean and Brown Rice Enchiladas

Black bean and brown rice enchiladas are both delicious and nutritious.  They are filled with black beans and brown rice, leaving your belly full and you body satisfied.  I love Mexican inspired dishes and I enjoy meals that I can prepare in bulk, this black bean and brown rice enchilada recipe is great for both! […]