Expectations on Modern Parenting

We bear more fruit in community, and we do better in community when we manage our expectation of ourselves and others. When we see the advice as a helpful tool or an opportunity to remember their own motherhood, and not an attack on us. When we see that different decisions can be made for valid reasons and that we are all united in trying our best. It is so great to see the things that haven’t changed and to witness a mother’s love that truly stands the test of time.

Barbecue Chicken Bell Peppers

Who here loves Stuffed Peppers? This girl is raising her hand up high. They are a personal favorite of mine and I was so excited to receive coupons for Bell Peppers in the mail this week. I love the different ways you can flavor them and how colorful and fresh they make your plate. MyContinue reading “Barbecue Chicken Bell Peppers”

Marriage, Sarcasm, and Potatoes

What does the history of the Irish Potato Famine have to do with my family? I’m so glad you asked. Let me tell you a story. Sometime ago, between 1 week or 5. I’m not sure I keep count the same anymore. Thank you, Quarantine. I made a mostly sarcastic comment to my husband aboutContinue reading “Marriage, Sarcasm, and Potatoes”

Sourdough Bread with Garlic Herb Butter

Okay! So this is how I like to make my Garlic Bread; a tangy, chewy bread with a crunchy exterior and slathered in savory butter. I was, quite literally, shooing my children away from the butter mixture as I prepared this for our dinner last night. Kids with milk mustaches are cute, kids with butterContinue reading “Sourdough Bread with Garlic Herb Butter”