Author: Blendra

The Worst Speech Ever

Mom, I’m hungry. Mom, my belly hurts. Mom, the baby is licking the floor again! I have to focus. I have a speech in 2 days! Mom, did you get my pumpkin for school?...

10 Easy Steps to Start Using the Instant Pot

With three kids, and a full time job, I’m constantly looking for the fastest ways to get dinner on the table. And, now, when you throw sports into the mix, I need it even...

Crying over unwhitened teeth

I really wanted to whiten my teeth, but I wasn’t sure how people even did that. So I phoned a friend (actually just Facebook messaged, I hate calling people on the phone), and she...

The cheesecake that caught my oven on fire

Preston and I are going to our friends’ (that’s plural, because we like both people equally) house for dinner on Saturday. We haven’t really been out together without the kids since I had the...

Sleep. Never gonna get it.

“It’s your turn.” “I was just up at 2.” “Well I was up at 3:12. Clearly, it’s YOUR TURN!” My husband and I have this argument on a nightly basis. Or, I guess it would be early...

This happened

I miss blogging. I’ve done a few posts here and there, but for the most part, during my absence, here’s what’s been going on. First this happened. Then this happened. Then this happened. And...

Gourmet Mac & Cheese

I’ve found the way to keep good readers, is to listen when they ask for things. Like Gourmet Mac & Cheese. That’s want you want? You got it. That looks delicious, right? It’s super simple....

Peanut butter chocolate treats

Somes days I want sweets. Okay, who am I kidding, all days I want sweets.  But, being pregnant has made this worse, because now I feel guilty eating them. This sweet was almost health-food...

Thirsty for Design: Sean McCabe

I have a love for typography. A few friends at work showed me this guy and I love him: Sean McCabe. Go check out his website for some hand lettering classes. Isn’t this beautiful?...