Archive For February, 2013

Wordless Wednesday – Sea Dragon w/linky

An awesome little creature we encountered during our recent visit to the aquarium in San Diego! Please leave a comment after you link up.  I’d love to hear from you!  

Braised Short Ribs with Beet & Bacon Salad {Recipes}

Braised Short Ribs with Beet & Bacon Salad {Recipes}

Short ribs are a favorite in our house.  My husband is also a fan of beets and picked up some rather nice looking ones the other day. Beef and beets are a fabulous combination.  This is my take on what…

ABC Photo Challenge – G is for Glasses

My little one modelling one of her many, many, pairs of sunglasses.  It’s definitely her “thing”.  And that is mini donut on her face if you are wondering.  Adventures at the fair! Week 7 of the ABC Friday Photo Share. …

Agave – Is it Really a Healthy Alternative?

Agave – Is it Really a Healthy Alternative?

What is Agave Nectar? Have you heard of Agave Nectar?  Unless you live in a cave you probably have.  It’s the new “healthy” alternative to sugar and other sweeteners.  I tend to be skeptical, or at the very least, curious…

Can We Let Our Kids Be Kids Please?

We all want to protect our kids – keep them safe, help them build self esteem and grow up to be good people.  But in our efforts to keep them out of harms way are we actually inflicting our own…

Easy, Delicious, Healthy – Pepper Steak Recipe

Easy, Delicious, Healthy – Pepper Steak Recipe

Easy Pepper Steak Recipe Serves approximately 4 people A wonderful recipe, loaded with healthy bell peppers, tomatoes and lean beef. Ingredients:  1 pound of your favorite marinating or simmering steak (sirloin tip, blade, etc) cut into thin strips 2 tablespoons…

Bringing Baby Home – What You Need, What You Don’t

How many new moms to be have a vision of a picture perfect nursery, painted in a well thought out, adorable color scheme, a closet full of tiny, perfect little outfits and every convenience we are told that we absolutely…

Safety Round Up (Feb 8) Latest Recall & Safety News

Product Recalls Arbonne Men’s Facial Moisturizer – Bacteria Contamination Risk This recall effects lot 043904 of Arbonne RE9 Advanced For Men Facial Moisturizer  SPF20.  Testing has revealed that this product may contain a bacteria which is particularly dangerous to people…

ABC Photo Challenge – E is for Elephant

E is for Elephant.   Notice something strange about this one?   He’s made entirely of Lego.   A picture from our recent trip to LegoLand California. Week 5 of the ABC Friday Photo Share.  Head on over and link yours up!

Food Friday – Hi Hat Cupcakes Recipe

Food Friday – Hi Hat Cupcakes Recipe

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making these for a while and thought Valentine’s was the perfect time to give these sweet mounds of goodness a whirl.  I did tint the filling pink but it doesn’t show up…

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