Holidays, birthdays, special days in general are tough for us. There’s no “stop time” button when it comes to deployment. So we keep on keeping on. Jordyn had piano lessons tonight and Sophia had ballet. (oh and the dog decided to roll in skunk pooh! Lol) I have to juggle all this with a full… Continue reading Thursday’s thoughts
Sorry for my absence. This deployment thing is no joke so thought I’d share my last FB post because it sums it up to a T. 28 weeks…people ask how I do it…what it feels like to have your husband deployed for a year. I equate it to being on the beginning of a roller… Continue reading My absence
I’ll be the first to admit I didn’t eat the greatest food last weekend. There were lots of burgers (which meant BUNS), chips, and other BBQ fare that left me a little heavier on the scale this morning. So I decided to keep dinner light, tonight. Heat a medium sauté pan to medium high heat. … Continue reading Brussels sprouts, pancetta topped with a fried egg…what could be better?
Have you ever made a radical decision? Done something you never thought you’d do? Well, I have, and although it was a couple years ago I still think of the experience quite often. If you are new to this blog, you may not know it but I LOVE to cook. It’s truly one of my… Continue reading Wednesday Word-Radical
In trying to keep with my “lower” carb diet, I’ve been playing around with my “zoodler” more often. Here’s the one I have, click here. Tonight’s dish was a hit! Recipe: 1 large zucchini, zoodled 1 small onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 bag of pre-cooked large shrimp, thawed (remove tails) 1 jar… Continue reading Shrimp with spicy red sauce over zoodles!
Tonight’s Sunday supper was cooked as more of a therapy session for me than anything. The two things I love to do most when I am feeling stressed are run, and cook. Since I had just gone grocery shopping after work today, I decided cooking a nice Sunday supper would be a good idea since… Continue reading Boneless pork ribs over asparagus with cucumber salad…YUM!
I’m not sure why this week was harder than many others. Maybe it’s seeing my kids on their first day of school so happy, yet in the back of my mind my heart ached knowing my husband was missing yet another moment. Maybe it was the heartache and stress of being called at work by… Continue reading Elephant on my chest