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Blue cheese beef meatballs, mushroom gravy and cauliflower mash

This year has started out a little rough for me. While I had talked about Self-love last week on the blog, with intentions of making more time for the things I love AND me in general, I instead continued to battle this wretched cough/cold. This weekend I finally felt better enough to venture out of… Continue reading Blue cheese beef meatballs, mushroom gravy and cauliflower mash

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Brussels sprouts, pancetta topped with a fried egg…what could be better?

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?

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Shrimp with spicy red sauce over zoodles!

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!

Deployment thoughts · food · moving forward · Recipes · weekly wrap up

Going on 7…weekly wrap!

Well, we’re going on 7 weeks down this coming Tuesday.  As of late, things have somewhat evened out at least emotionally, that is until last week.  See, we are our HUGE inspection at work that gives us our national accreditation and they show up unannounced.  Ok, so deep breathes.  I walk in to work on Tuesday… Continue reading Going on 7…weekly wrap!

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Monday Motivation and updates

So after finishing my temper tantrum from the weekend, I decided this morning to pick myself up and start over today.  Despite struggles, single parenting, and normal teenage drama I needed a clean slate. So here….we….go…. This morning I woke up on time, and allowed myself an extra snooze. I smiled as I cuddled my dog,… Continue reading Monday Motivation and updates