Sugar Snap Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe Review


Recipe 24 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Rounding the corner this week is salad recipe number 2 and another winner for the Mays. A little more prep on this salad with the chopping and blanching of the peas but if you’ve got time to chop, this guy will hold up well even…

Kale Salad with Cherries and Pecans Review


Recipe 23 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Believe it or not I’m actually flying through the salad chapter. I have my 2 salads for this week done which means I have 4 more to go! My husband and I have enjoyed so many of these salads on the side of whatever I…

Iceberg Stack with Blue Cheese and Radishes Review


Recipe 21 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This was one of the easiest recipes she’s given me so far and I love a good wedge salad. I think the best I’ve had had candied nuts on it which takes a wedge salad to a whole new level. I miss Johnny Carinos!! The…

Transitions


God was preparing me for change last week. I could feel it. I don’t know how to describe it but it felt like death was looming. I felt panicky a few days and couldn’t sleep at least one night, worrying about what it was. I think yesterday was what God was preparing me for. It’s…

Fingerlings Vinaigrette With Sieve Eggs and Pickled Celery Review


Recipe 20 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman It’s a really long name for a potato salad but this potato salad is fancy guys. You have to sieve the eggs for goodness sakes. This is a FANCY potato salad! I was honestly not looking forward to this salad. Every time I looked at…

Sensory Goo Mats


I’ve been trying to come up with stuff to make for Ellie to play with in her high chair that’s not messy. When I saw these mat ideas on Pinterest I thought they would be a good solution and really fun to make. I wasn’t wrong. As you can see, I attempted to make something…

Zucchini Ribbons with Almond Pesto Review


Recipe 19 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Yum guys! This recipe is yum. 10 points and all the stars…you’ve got to try this one if you don’t have a nut or almond allergy! The recipe was only a little time consuming with peeling the zucchini into ribbons but other then that the…

Vinegar Slaw with Cucumbers and Dill


Recipe 18 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Okay, folks I’m back at it. February has been a blur and I can’t believe we’re in March this week. I have been wanting to make this slaw to kick off the salad chapter for so long. But I knew we wouldn’t really eat it…

Self


  I was feeding my daughter on our bed this weekend and I had a waterfall of thoughts and feelings descend on me. I feel like I’m settling into my role as mom and wife, though most days I still feel like I’m getting my sea legs. Just about the time I get settled, another…