dinner party

don’t make me go

I feel like all of my post titles for the next 9 months or so could be some version of “keep me here forever” haha. How was your weekend, friends? Hope you had a great one. Ours was magical, and definitely reminded us of our first couple of months here. We did a lot of…

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BBQx2

Hiiiii! How’s the morning going? Hope you’re enjoying the day and getting back in the swing of things. We are after an awesome weekend surrounded by great friends. Sara was in town -you may recognize her lovely face from the Winter Shape Up workouts- so we met up with her and her boyfriend Garrett for…

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San Diego Lobster Street Tacos

Hi guys! Hows the morning going? I’m pretty excited to welcome y’all to Jess’ Virtual Baby Shower!  When Bev and Ashley first asked me to participate, I knew I wanted to join in the fun. Jess has been a blog friend since the early days of yore, and while I’ve never had the pleasure of hanging…

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Grain-free and dairy-free almond butter lava cakes

Hiiii 🙂 How’s the morning going? Thank you so much for all of your amazing giveaway entries and “feel better” wishes. Thankfully, I’m on the mends today. I credit it to this….. Chocolate makes everything better. Have you seen the movie Chef? If you haven’t, I’m not going to spoil it for you. All I’m going…

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Goat cheese, beet and jalapeño flatbread

This is my healthier at-home version of our beloved Bo-Beau Kitchen flatbread: goat cheese, beet and jalapeño. AKA three things you wouldn’t really think to put together. But, it’s so right. The component that helps bring everything together is a sweet onion-tomato spread. To make this, all I did was heat one large diced sweet…

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Sur La Table dinner at home

Nothing like a Tuesday night fancypants (yet easy!) dinner after a hot barre class. (Hot barre! Not to be confused with the Whole Foods meal, but equally delicious and a rare form of workout torture/triumph.) Ok, and wine too 🙂 Even though it was a little lonely preparing this meal by myself instead of with…

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Banana split smoothie

Hi! Happy Wednesday to ya 🙂 How’s the day going so far? This week has already been a lot of fun. I took Livi to her yoga class and we planted some herbs in the garden. I might eat my words later, but I feel like you really have to work to kill plants here.…

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It finally happened

Today, I finally felt like I LIVE here. I thought it would happen quite a while ago, especially with resuming the usual to-dos and chores, but nope. It still felt like vacation, even when I had a mountain of laundry to tackle and bags of groceries to put away. It comes with the novelty of…

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Quinoa Chicken Enchilada Casserole

How’s your day been? Wednesday is writing day, so I spent some quality time at the Love Starbucks. (Zen tea = my fave! I also love Refresh) I came home to play with Livi, and while she went off to cook in her play kitchen, I decided to get some dinner together. After I teach…

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11/22: Friday Faves

-An amazing party with amazing friends.  (My neck is doing something intense haha) Last night was my little “see ya, later” party, which came at the perfect time because worksickness kicked in a little this week. The shenanigans of the locker room were the best ever, and something I miss the most. The hostess with…

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10/25: Friday faves

Hi friends! Let’s all do the Friday dance! Or the piñata dance? I’m just now getting a chance to get to the computer, since Livi and I had to rush on base early this morning. I had to get some blood work done, and since kids are no longer allowed in the base clinic (so…

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Party at our place

This little Tuesday night tradition we have going on? Let’s keep it forever 😉 We wanted to have everyone over for dinner while the Pilot’s mom is here, so last night was pizza night at our house. I would have loved to make a *real* dinner, but we met up at Grant’s for an hour…

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