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Showing posts from June, 2013

Postpartum Exercising: How to Work Out When You Have a Baby (Or Two)

                      Woah, get a load of that belly!   That’s me at eight months pregnant with twins. Before I got pregnant, I was becoming somewhat of an exercise freak, with yoga and Pilates being my favorite.  Heck, I even jumped right into P90X and started getting some real pipes!  But then, our two little peanuts began to grow inside me, and all thoughts of exercise went out the window.  First, there was morning sickness, and by the time my morning sickness had passed, I was starting to get so uncomfortable from carrying the weight of two babies, that most exercising just wasn’t in the cards for me. I love our babies so very much, but once they were born, I must admit, it felt great to have my body back to myself!  And one of the first things on my mind was getting back into exercising again.

Two Grilling Recipes: Bacon Wrapped Chicken and Grilled Quinoa Flatbread

Nice weather has finally arrived, and we are all busier than bees around here!  But we always have time to fire up the grill! These two recipes are so simple and fast to make, that grilling can even become doable on a weeknight.  However, if you don't feel like firing up the grill, they can also be modified for the oven and stove.

The Missing Link {May 2013 Blog Link Up}

We are elbows deep in dirty diapers, dishes, gardening, and meat chickens right now.   Spring is such a busy time for us! My husband has been doing most of the work with the meat birds, beginning with setting up their luxurious cardboard box pen while they were still chicks, needing plenty of warmth: