Mr. Bean washed our daughter’s cloth diapers with Downy. Not Downy WITH detergent, just Downy. Oh by the way, I cloth diaper my 4 month old daughter. I’ve been told I’m crazy, but so far I’ve had great success with them. Who knows, once solid foods are introduced I may grow to hate cloth diapers, but for now they work for us. Continue reading Cloth Diapers and DownyShare This:
Baby Bean is at such a fun stage right now. Goofy faces and adorable pretend play, mimicking sounds and words she hears, and singing songs! It’s just too much cuteness for one house. That being said, she has also been displaying lovely dramatic tantrums, slapping, throwing objects, and refusing to eat. I can’t say those new skills are my favorites, but hey, you take the bad with the good, right? Plus, everyone keeps telling me she’s preparing me for the Terrible Two’s and Three’s **gulp**! Continue reading Quinoa Stuffed Avocados & Daily WorkoutShare This:
Do you ever plan a meal, shop for it, prep it and cook it, only to not be in the mood for it when you’re done?
Yeah… That was me today. I just don’t know what my problem was. I mean, I was busy with my projects, chores, running to the bank and the produce market, and I guess I didn’t pay much attention to my body telling me to relax and eat. So I just snacked all day. No real nutritious meals. So by dinner time I was so filled up on junk that this lovely dish I put together was completely unappealing to me.
1 tbsp olive oil
1 28 ounce can of diced tomatoes
It’s Tuesday! Did you think I forgot about my deal to start working out? No way! Well, almost. Baby Bean went down for the night at about 8:45pm and by 9 I had my sneakers on and my gear all ready. I know it’s kinda late for a workout, but we all have different schedules, and if you’re anything like me, your schedule changes all the time! Continue reading First Workout of the Week!Share This:
CONGRATULATIONS TO TEAM USA FOR WINNING THE WORLD CUP!!!
WOW what a game! I’m pretty sure we all knew we had that one after the 4th goal? LOL I’m being a sore winner 😛
Baby Bean did let me watch some of the game. How nice of her, huh? You know, having a 4 month old, it’s hard to get things done. Don’t get me wrong, it’s WAY easier than when she was first born, but she’s not the best napper in the world, so it’s hard for me to gauge how long she will sleep and how much I can get done. So as I told you guys, we’re almost done with our baseboards, but my job (sanding, caulking, and painting) has been delayed due to my playful daughter. Just a few more little touch ups and I should be done within the week, HAHA! Continue reading Baseboard Gaps & Mac-N-CheeseShare This:
It’s been hard getting back into my fitness regimen. While I was pregnant (and before) I worked out 5-6 days a week. And when I say “work out”, I don’t mean walking and yoga (even though those are great exercises). I mean box jumping, lifting weights, jumping rope, pull ups, etc. If I had the money, I would have joined Cross Fit. No I’m not muscular, but I’ve always wanted to be strong and healthy AND benefit my growing baby. Continue reading ExerciseShare This:
There are times when I know the day is not going to be my day. Pushing snooze on my alarm too many times (cutting into my workout time), performing poorly for said workout, forgetting to shave my legs in the shower (or cutting myself while shaving!), my daughter waking up cranky, Mr. Bean spending the whole morning in the bathroom doing his “business” (which is actually the norm, but on bad days it’s just so much more annoying), Baby Bean throwing every bite of her breakfast at our dog, the dog nonstop yapping at the lawnmowers at the neighbor’s house… And this is all before 8:30AM! Continue reading Tough Days & WorkoutShare This:
Hey guys! Today we are working on our baseboards in the living room and dining room areas, and a couple bedrooms, too. It’s actually been the easiest project for us so far. And we thought it was going to be tough! Go figure, Mr. Bean is a natural 🙂 We learned how to cope corners through this helpful tutorial:
My job is sanding and filling in the little nail holes, then finally touching up the paint. Here’s a before and after from a couple rooms: Continue reading Fish Tacos & BaseboardsShare This:
If you can believe it, our Baby Bean sprouted some teeth! And she’s not even 5 months yet! With the risk of being slapped in the face by fellow parents, I will say that I had NO IDEA she was teething. No signs or symptoms, no fussiness (no more than usual), and no sleepless nights!
**please don’t hurt me!**
Who knows, she’s probably saving it all up for the molars (or her teenage years). Continue reading Buffalo Baked Potato Casserole
Good morning! My goodness it is HOT and HUMID today in Florida! I did want to try and grab some sun at the beach with Mr. Bean and Baby Bean today, but there are SHARKS IN THE WATER!!!
No kidding: 30-40 Sharks Spotted Off Martin County Coast
So I guess I’ll work on some house projects. Today I’ll try to finish filling and painting all the little nail holes in those darn baseboards, but the bulk of my day will probably be spent doing laundry 🙁
That’s ok, this home has endless love and laundry, and those mountains of clothes mean loads of happy memories! Continue reading Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Pancakes