Freezer Meals For New Moms

Almost 2 months ago I mentioned in a Weekend Dish post that I had spent a few days stocking my freezer for when the baby came. I asked if there were any interest in a whole post dedicated to freezer meals and judging by the emails I got, I'd say there is a big interest. So for those of you that reached out to me I just want to apologize for how long it has taken me to get my act together! I wasn't sure exactly how to write this post but I think the best way for me to get the information out … [Continue reading...]

Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

The day I spent prepping meals for the freezer was certainly a long one. I was 38 weeks pregnant with swollen ankles and general exhaustion. But my nesting urges/energy helped me push through. Then when it came to making the very last thing and suddenly my energy was gone. I wanted so badly to just leave the kitchen (and the mess!) and hit the couch. But it was close to dinner time and I knew we would need to eat anyway, so I decided to make a large batch of dinner and freeze half of it. Then I … [Continue reading...]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

Fall is FINALLY here!! I do not think that I am alone in saying that it is my favorite season. Especially now that I am back in an area that actually has real seasons. The air is getting a little cooler and the leaves are starting to change colors. I've even busted out a few sweaters! But, even more than cool weather, colored leaves, and sweater, what I love the most about fall is probably the food. Warm stews and soups, apple cider, and, of course, PUMPKIN! Judging by the view of my blogs … [Continue reading...]

Sweet New Addition

I would like to introduce the newest sweet treat in our house! Meet baby Maeve, born September 3rd weighing in at just 6 pounds 10 ounces!  She is amazing, exhausting, adorable, confusing, lovable.... We are absolutely in love. She is just over 3 weeks now and we are finally starting to settle into a bit of a routine (well, as routine as it gets with a newborn!). Now that there is a new "normal" in my life, I expect to not only be doing lots more baking/cooking, but hopefully I can … [Continue reading...]