Friday, August 12, 2011

Y3W: One Crazy Week

Do you ever have those weeks where you look back and know it was crazy, but you have no idea what you did? Yeah, that was my week! Once, I started examining the week, I figured out pretty quickly why it was such a crazy week!

As I've said before, my life starts to get crazy again in August and  I wasn't joking. I started the week out with a fuzzy feeling throat. My body wanted to get sick and was trying its best to develop something, but a cocktail of ibprofen, claritan, and nasal spray along with my prenatal vitamin seemed to keep the sickness at bay.

The work days were busy and before I knew it, I would look at the clock and realize it was time to go home. I had atleast one meeting every day, lunch dates, and an all day staff retreat on Thursday. This was amongst meeting with students and developing a training session on effective communication. And guess what?!?  Next week promises to be even busier!

After work, I went to the grocery store Monday night, the eye doctor on Tuesday, Target with both kids on Wednesday, and happy hour on Thursday. Once at home, all I could do was get dinner on the table and cleaned up before passing out on the couch each and every night. Of course I made sure to pass out before packing bags and making bottles for the following day, which meant that I got to wake up and rush around each morning!

And sleeping? What's that? I may have fallen asleep on the couch, but Miss Audrey surely wasn't going to give me an easy time this week! Each night she'd wake up several times a night just to fuss. I'd always look at the clock thinking it was time to get up for the day since I am used to her sleeping through the night, but no the clock would read 2:30am, or 3:00am - one night we did get to 4:30am so that was generous!
So, all in all, it was one crazy week, but I guess it's just training for the crazy weeks that lie ahead!

What are your three words this week? Link up!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Herb Stuffed Chicken - What's Cookin'

After the past two weeks with my somewhat complicated recipes, I was excited to find a nice and simple recipe for this week. Especially since I had been feeling under the weather for most of the week, had an insane work week, and am overall just feeling behind in all aspects of my life - don't you love when that happens? So, here it is - Herb Stuffed Chicken - delicious!

Here's what you need:


1 pkg of boneless chicken breast
1 cup of feta cheese
1 cup of finely chopped Canadian Bacon
1 tablespoon of Rosemary
Black pepper
Garlic powder

In a bowl, i mixed together the feta cheese, the canadian bacon, rosemary, pepper, and garlic. I just sprinkled in a little garlic and black papper for a little kick, but you can use as little or as much as you want.

Next, I made a horizontal slice in the chicken breast, much like slicing a roll open.

I spooned in about 2 tablespoons of the filling and held the "sandwich" together with toothpicks. To finish it off, I coated the outside with a mixture of salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.

I placed the chicken in a casserole dish and put it in a 375 degrees F oven for about 30 minutes. This is what came out of the oven:

I paired the chicken with broccoli and rigatoni in a cream sauce.

Overall, this was a tasty, easy, and fast dish to put together. My family really enjoyed this meal! Vincent was scarfing down the chicken!

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Wordless{ish} Wednesday

Between fussy baby, sickness, forgetfulness, and falling asleep on the couch at 9pm - I am soooo winning this week! I need some tiger blood!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Because it's fun!

Since having Audrey, everyone always asks me - who does she look like? Or, Does she look like Vincent did when he was little? So, I've put together a few side by side comparisons... Audrey is on the left and Vincent is on the right..


So, judge for youself!