meal planning

Meal planning is sometimes a pain in the butt. It doesn’t matter that it will save you five trips to the grocery store, or money on grabbing take out, or your general sanity when THERE IS NOTHING IN THIS HOUSE TO EAT. But, as with almost everything adulthood requires of you, it’s both necessary and […]

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ladder ball

I was first introduced to ladder ball a couple of months ago when we took a beach trip with friends. I had never played before and really enjoyed it (plus, we won ;p)! My husband is not one who really enjoys just napping on the beach, so this is a game we can both agree […]

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DIY rhino costume

During our visit to the San Diego Zoo, we stumbled upon a zookeeper giving a feeding and information session about their rhino, so we stopped to watch and listen. Upon deciding we should all be animals for Halloween, I half-jokingly suggested Whitney should be a rhino. Well, he loved the idea. And the crafty person he […]

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DIY owl costume

Once we I decided we (Whitney, Kipling, and I) should all go as animals for Halloween, an owl was the obvious choice for a costume I could plausibly make with zero sewing skills. Originally I was only going to use clothes I had on hand plus a homemade masquerade mask, but then I decided to […]

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give me pizza

I made my own pizza from scratch this past weekend! It was really fun, really easy, and really DELICIOUS. I used this dough recipe and this sauce recipe and added my own toppings (grilled onions and red pepper). You can roll out the dough super thin, and it will rise to a super yummy crust. […]

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Happy 2nd Birthday Kipling (and Valentine’s)!

Call me crazy, but I mentioned that I was baking a cake for Kipling’s birthday this year. For her first birthday, I took her to get some dog friendly cookies and a new rope, but this year I was set on baking a cake. I had heard of boxed cake mixes for dogs but didn’t […]

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