Tuesday, March 21, 2017

2016 vs 2017 {strawberry picking}

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{May 2016}

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March {2017}

strawberry picking {2017}

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dirty faro

this was a take on dirty rice. it was super filling and didn't even need an entree but we ate it with mustard baked chicken. i would definitely make this again for a filling easy to make big batch kind of meal. it did use chicken livers though and that may have turned me off a bit because i am not a fan of handling raw meat and they were extra slimy...and not something i usually have on hand.

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recipe count: 14

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

what a character

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snowflakes in march

that time is was in the seventies (maybe even in the eighties) the week before and you put away your wintery clothes, and it decides to snow over the weekend in march along with the pollen.

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the boys color

the boys love to color and do stickers and sit on the table and eventually eat the crayons and then coloring time promptly ends.

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fancy nancy of course

emma taylor dressed as fancy nancy for read across america (dr. suess) day. she plays the part so well :)

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chicken and rice

not the most appealing dish to photograph like the stewed tomatos and shirred eggs, but yall i have already made this a second time before i even got around to putting it on the blog. this was so simple plus cheap plus comfort food. all those things made it an immediate winner in my book. to top it all off, emma taylor who doesn't like foods that are mixed (like casseroles or pastas) didn't complain AT ALL. she even said she liked it hence why i have made it a second time. all it is is a whole chicken, water, salt, pepper, rice, and lemon juice. the second time around i sauteed the trinity (carrots, celery, and onion) to give it a little more depth and it was fantastic.

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recipe count: 13

jackson and his dinosaurs

jackson makes a mean dinosaur impression {roar}

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brody and his lovey

clearly we let go of our loveys stay in the crib rule. well really we let it go with macy but brody and jackson have taken that freedom to a whole new level.

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