Archive for February, 2014

A Nannying First

Due to a scheduling mix-up, I ended up being the one to take Baby C to his one-year well baby check-up on Monday instead of his mama.  Definitely a first for me (and technically for him too!), but it all went well.  I came armed with questions from his mama, and a bag of treats […]

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Pinning This Week

This is what has caught my eye on Pinterest in the past week… Flourless Black Bean Brownies This recipe is from SkinnyTaste.com, which is a blog I follow.  I’ve tried a few of her recipes before and they’ve all been successful.  Unfortunately, these were not.  Don’t get me wrong – the taste was spot on. […]

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Cheers and Jeers

Cheers… to a good day nannying.  Baby C is just over a year old now and changing every day.  We spent the day inside because the wind was howling and it kept raining sporadically, but we had fun all the same.  C is on always on the move; he’s cruising around furniture and racing his […]

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Small Town Saturday

This past Saturday, a simple brunch out became an adventure.  NavyGuy and I had been hearing rave reviews about a restaurant in a nearby small town – Tweets in Edison, Washington.  It’s about 25 minutes from us, so we headed out nice and hungry. As we turned on the road into town, we ran smack […]

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Freezer Meal Exchange

When NavyGuy leaves work each day, he texts me two things: “Omw” (meaning, on my way) and “What’s the plan for dinner?” Sometimes I have a nice plan – a healthy protein, vegetables, maybe even dessert.  Sometimes the plan is for NavyGuy to go pick-up whatever take-out we order.  After a gathering earlier in the […]

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Voila! Instant Hot Water

Probably our biggest Christmas gift this year was an item that definitely signals we are full-blown boring adults – NavyGuy’s parents got us an instant hot water faucet for our kitchen sink. Before visiting their house years ago, I had never seen such a contraption.  (To be fair, before joining the NavyGuy family, I had […]

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