Day 3 Reboot + {Squash, Carrot, & Apple Soup}

It's now officially Day 3 of our October Group Reboot! Mine didn't start quite as planned, as Babycakes has been really sick with a nasty virus, on a high fever rollercoaster. Add in a few scares with some faulty oxygen level readings, and we were on a wild goose chase all over Colorado at medical centers, children's hospital, and her pediatrician's office. ... Read more » about Day 3 Reboot + {Squash, Carrot, & Apple Soup}

My Little Helper + Slow Cooker {Chicken Corn Chowder}

Honestly, I don't remember ever spending much time in the kitchen growing up. Or grabbing a stepladder or chair to get closer to the action. Maybe because of this, or maybe just because... I always hated cooking. For my entire 20s, and into my 30s: Hated it.  And then something happened -- I realized I liked being creative in the kitchen. It wasn't the cooking itself I hated, it was following recipes.  I was being held back by the list of ingredients on the page. ... Read more » about My Little Helper + Slow Cooker {Chicken Corn Chowder}

6 Slow Cooker Suppers

Well it looks as though I've had my first ever blogging snafu in one year of blogging :)  I scheduled this post to go live Monday morning but then had too much fun baby-free yesterday that I never finished it.  Yep, you read that right... baby-free. My inlaws took Babycakes after church yesterday to spend the night at their cabin, with my MIL driving of courseDear Hubby and I just stared at each other for about an hour, so unfamiliar with what life should be like with no loquatious toddler....haha! ... Read more » about 6 Slow Cooker Suppers

Spilling the beans + {Slow Cooker Pork & Beans}

Well, it's time for me to not only cook the beans, but to spill them too: I've joined the ranks of working moms again...part-time! I started working 3 mornings a week at Babycakes' new Montessori school, while she attends. I really am sooooooo excited for the perfect fit! But not so excited about all the new germs we've been so lovingly introduced to.  We've both been sick for a number of days, and it just makes everything so much more difficult.  I have no energy, and ... Read more » about Spilling the beans + {Slow Cooker Pork & Beans}