The Perfect Oven Roasted Chicken

The Perfect Oven Roasted Chicken

On the weekends that Tim is drilling with the Army, I like to put a little more effort into making a nice dinner.  Drill weekends means he’ll work for nine days straight so I like to show him his efforts aren’t going unappreciated.  Yesterday I made a roast chicken.  It looks and tastes like it… [Read More...]

What It’s Like In My Head Right Now

eye roll

I’ve been unable to find a coherent thought in my head for the last week, hence the silence on here.  (It’s been pretty chatty over on my Facebook page though.)  I’ve felt like a hamster stuck on the wheel, running and running and running because I don’t know how to stop. I’ve been working an… [Read More...]



I’m one minivan away from reaching the official title of “soccer mom”.  When we signed Sophia up for dance class last fall, Tim and I agreed that we wouldn’t pigeon hole her with one activity but we also wouldn’t be taking part in more than one activity at a time.  While dance was a huge… [Read More...]

Car Alarms and Babies

can't have anything nice

It’s no secret around here that we are D-O-N-E having babies.  I love the babies I have but the thought of having another is my version of a horror movie.  I get nervous and want to scream like Janet Leigh. There’s been a lot of talk on the blogosphere as of late about defending your… [Read More...]

The First Double Date With Your Friend’s New Significant Other

Top Gun

Forget dating each other, as a married couple with single friends we’re dating our friends’ significant others.  You know what I mean…those first few double dates are crucial to setting the tone for the rest of your interactions with this person your friend is dating.  You want to make a good impression and you also… [Read More...]