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a boy with 2 cats.

Scattered Sundays

Thanks for your comments, emails, and good wishes, and healing thoughts on my wrist. It's feeling a lot better. It's not 100%, but I'm being a good patient and following orders. Mostly.

a stack of 4 whole wheat waffles on a plate topped with raspberries.

Whole Wheat Waffles

This Fluffy Whole Wheat Waffles recipe turns out perfectly every time. These easy waffles are light, crispy, and made from scratch. Only you will know they're 100% whole-grain. And secrets are fun!

Scattered Sundays

I'm taking a wee bit of a break this weekend with the full Sunday post. I've been dealing with some annoying wrist pain for a few weeks that flared up hard on Thursday and...

a spoonful of garlic butter being drizzled over air fryer steak bites topped with chopped parsley.

Air Fryer Steak Bites

These tender Air Fryer Steak Bites are so easy to make and are packed with tons of flavor. They are perfect for fast dinners and cook in under 10 minutes!

a kid in a box

Scattered Sundays

I ended up back at the doctor because my ear infection/eardrum that burst apparently never cleared up. My friends, it’s really really hard to be a toddler these days. What’s next, hand food and...

a dish of toasted gnocchi in a pesto cream sauce.

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi

This creamy Pesto Gnocchi is a simple and easy dinner that you can throw together in 15 minutes or less. You'll want to make this delicious homemade comfort food part of your permanent meal...

a black and white cake with a kitty cake topper.

Scattered Sundays

Oh boy, it's been a whirlwind of a week! I'm very thankful to work at home. Between how often Bennett gets sick, and all the workers that need to be let into the house,...

a white bowl of pesto rice with a fork, parsley, and tomatoes.

Pesto Rice

This Pesto Rice is a fast weeknight side dish that the whole family will love! Made on the stovetop or in the Instant Pot, this tasty rice dish is great for meal prep.