142. Photos and a recipe

  There are the photos. Now for the recipe.  Originally a Pinterest find but with an Ani twist. Parmesan Roasted Green Beans Fresh green beans Olive oil Parmesan Salt and pepper to taste Toasted sesame seed oil Heat your oven to 400.  Toss your fresh green beans with olive oil (enough to lightly coat the […]

141. DIY cleaning products

First, a bit of randomness. This morning, I enlisted my husband to help me put on a bed bug barrier thingie on my son’s mattress.  Somehow, that evolved into a nearly three hour cleaning project. Our weekly grocery trip to Trader Joe’s has somehow become something my children really look forward to.  Free samples, stickers, […]

139. Project homemade laundry soap

Whew.  Can I just say I’m wiped out from the last few days.  After three busy nights at work, entirely too little sleep and an all day trip to Holiday World after only getting four-ish hours of sleep, I have no desire to much of anything today.  Summer has made me lazy as it is, […]

138. CPR is a workout!

Cardiac arrest?  Give me a call. No, not really.  While I’m now recertified in my ability to perform CPR, you don’t want me.  I’ve, thankfully, to this date never had to perform chest compressions on an adult, only infants and mannequins.  I hope to never have to.  Babies, I can handle.  Adults freak me out. […]

136. Thankful

A few weeks ago, I got news that absolutely broke my heart.  Bad news always puts things into perspective, doesn’t it?  At this moment, I am beyond thankful for all that I have in my life.  I’m a blessed girl.  My two gorgeous children, a loving and understanding partner in life, a stable life and […]