recipes

A California-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch

If you’re still looking for a way to make mom feel special this weekend, can I offer you a hint?  A little effort goes a long way.  It doesn’t have to be a grand gesture or an over-the-top expensive gift.  Just make it look like you planned something and didn’t scramble last minute for the woman who raised you or is raising your children! Last week, I hosted a California-inspired Mother’s Day brunch of my own to celebrate the launch of Parachute’s new Tabletop Collection and some of the mamas from whom I get …

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Mother’s Day Breakfast Pizza Recipe

This Breakfast Pizza recipe is packed with tasty goodies, perfect for a Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch. The internet is in full bloom with Mother’s Day posts these days, and rightly so. We baby mamas spend our days striving to find the perfect balance, to make the bed, excel at work or home or both, to negotiate getting dressed and mealtime and bedtime with terrorists toddlers and to still make time to feel like good wives and the individuals we were pre-motherhood.  (You can check out my “What I Want for Mother’s …

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Weeknight Meal Plan #7 || Summer Flavor Sneak Peek

Happy Cinco de Mayo, friends!  I’m actually feeling particularly good about this week’s meal plan. Sometimes I get so hung up on gorgeous Pinterest pictures, trying new things, or entertaining whatever I might be craving at the moment.  The regret doesn’t sink in until I’m unpacking $200 worth of groceries and so, so many ingredients! On the other hand, this week’s recipes are all really quick and easy to make, plus I’ll probably triple the chicken recipe on Monday to have ample protein to toss into …

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Weeknight Meal Plan || #6

Happy Friday, friends!  As you might have noticed from my stories, I spent the last two days down in San Antonio for a lookbook shoot.  I haven’t been there since college and am now dying to go back with Aaron! (Maybe a quick anniversary trip?!)  After a few days out of my element, I’m ready to hit the grocery store and farmers market this weekend and prep for a week of clean (ish) eating at home.  First, though, we’ve got one more shoot this afternoon, followed by dinner plans out with Parker and then it’s onto …

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