Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan Casserole

A while back I posted about meal planning in the real world. One of the things I consider when I am meal planning is how much time I will have to prep a meal. For example, we have swimming lessons on Wednesday nights at 5:00. I work from home on Wednesdays so I am always […]

Car Trips with Kids

We’re heading to Madison for the 4th of July – it’s a 5-hour drive… with a toddler. Are we crazy? Maybe! Glenn’s family lives in Wisconsin so we make a few trips over there a year. In the last few years, we have gotten smarter with how to keep sane. We have a variety of […]

Once a Month Nails

I have beautiful nails – said no woman ever. Why are they so dang hard to keep them looking nice? Seriously how have we not fixed this yet? I obsess over my nails. I have anxiety and that is my anxious habit. If I have a chip in my nails I will pick every scrap […]

How iPhone apps saved my sanity

During the day I figure I have to remember close to 17 trillion things. Between work, my to-do list, grocery lists, those things my husband mentions one time and then 3 months later asks me to recall… there is a lot of stuff rolling around in my head. And honestly, there just isn’t enough room […]

Packing for a Family

This weekend we are going to visit Glenn’s grandparents. They live 4 hours away in Wisconsin so we will be spending Saturday night in a hotel. Packing for one night in a hotel used to take 5 minutes. Basically, some PJs and a toothbrush and you would be fine. Packing for one night in a […]

Leaving cable in the dust

I love TV. I know I know, it’s a terrible habit, but it’s how I relax. When I am stressed or feeling anxious it helps me to clear my mind. I can sit and watch something and turn my brain off. With that being said, we are not TV junkies. Glenn isn’t obsessed with watching […]

Meal planning in the real world

We’re a meal planning family. I wish I could tell you we do it every week without complaining, but that’s not the case. I HATE meal planning, but I do it. I do it for a few reasons. First of all, I work full time. I get home at 5:00 and Blake, my son, is […]