• 13 Ways to Create Lasting Memories

    I’ve been thinking a lot about how little I remember of things we did as a family in my childhood and I realized that I wanted my kids to remember more. Is it…

  • Kerala Red Fish Curry

    Kerala red fish curry. I don’t know if there’s another name for it but this dish is known for its red color and intense heat level. Growing up, it was NOT a favorite…

  • A Reason to Rappel

    Our family decided to do try something fun and adventurous during the winter holidays – rock climbing! The most my kids have ever rock-climbed was at church where there’s a small rock climbing…

  • A Typical Breakfast

    Our family loves to eat out but one thing we’ve realized is that we’d rather spend money on a restaurant for lunch or dinner than for breakfast. Breakfast is pretty simple but it’s…

  • Shrimp Tacos with Jicama Slaw

    Our family LOVES shrimp. Not only is it tasty but it’s super quick, easy and versatile to whip up. We just recently made some shrimp tacos with jicama slaw for dinner. I’ve used…

  • Health(ier) Oat Muffins

    I wanted to share a healthier oat muffin recipe that I’ve saved and used many times. These are muffins that I make in batches and freeze so my kids have a different breakfast…

  • What To Do With Leftover Holiday Candy

    Valentine’s, Easter, Halloween, Christmas… other than all of these being fun holidays, do you know what they all have in common? They bring about leftover candy! And what in the world do you…

  • The Messy Table Podcast

    Hi friends! I had the honor of being a guest on The Messy Table Podcast recently, hosted by my friend, Jenn Jewell. It was fun chatting with her about my family, our current…

  • Adoption Timeline

    Our Adoption Timeline

    Here is our adoption timeline for when we adopted our daughter from India.  2015 November 18 – Got her passport copy, Article 23 and got news that my fingerprints passed this time! 🙂…