Cheetos Are The New Crouton


The Cheetos on a salad thing was originally done out of convenience. The other day Ben was eating a sandwich for lunch and I was having a massive salad. But, I wanted some Cheetos too (of course!)! I grabbed a big handful and, not wanting to dirty another plate, threw them on top of my salad. And so begins my new love affair with Cheetos on a salad… Silly Monica. I thought … [Read more...]

A Well Rounded Meal


I started today with an easy 20 minute walk/run… Ben is on Week4 of the Couch to 5K program. Right now we’re doing 3 to 1 or 4 to 1 run/walk intervals depending on how he feels. He’s up to 2 miles now! Yesterday we got a great Valentine’s Day package from his parents! They sent us a bunch of fun stuff, including some kitchen goodies. His is mom knows me well Ben didn’t get … [Read more...]

Love Mug


In honor of Valentine’s Day (and my Valentine) I had a mid-afternoon smoothie in my favorite mug. I got a set of Mr. and Mrs. mugs when I visited Disney World last April. Unfortunately, Ben’s broke on the trip home and I’ve been sad about it ever since. I refused to use my lonely mug until today. But, I’m still determined to buy a new set <3 Lunch was another kitchen sink … [Read more...]