Meet B

I guess it’s about time I introduce my little side kick. Meet Burton Dale Dusek. Born on September 28, 2014, our little man came into this world in a hurry, two weeks early and after only three hours in labor and delivery, don’t hate me. I had spent nine months preparing for a natural childbirth and honestly didn’t have time… Read more →

Arugula & Prosciutto Rollups

This is an amazingly easy appetizer that I found on and dolled up just a bit. These are the perfect appetizer for when you are short on time and worried about not having enough food. Which in my case is always. When figuring who many to make I found that one per guest was plenty. They are surprisingly filling.… Read more →

It’s all about the stuff

When I first found out I was pregnant almost sixteen months ago I was instantly overwhelmed by the massive amounts of mommy gear out there. There were two big issues I had and I recently found a solution for both of them. The first. Keeping it simple. Although I made a vow right away that I would only buy the… Read more →

Sauteed Shrimp & Arugula Salad

This fresh and easy recipe marries four of my favorite ingredients; shrimp, tomatoes, goat cheese and of course arugula. I severed it as is with a side of crisp baguette slices. But to make it dish heavier meal feel free to serve over rice or toss with an al dente angle hair pasta. Enjoy! Sauteed Shrimp & Arugula Salad 1… Read more →

Spring Obsession

I am totally obsessed with arugula this spring. I honestly can’t seem to get enough of it. Arugula, also known as salad rocket, is the perfect early spring harvest. It grows best in cool climates on full sun. Some people find it’s strong peppery mustard flavor to aggressive and prefer the lighter flavor of baby arugula. Arugula is expressly perishable… Read more →

Happy Earth Day



“The more you know, the less you need.”
-Yvon Chouinard

Live simply my friends.

Hello world!

Today I take on a new endeavor. With equal parts excitement and nervousness I begin my venture as a “blogger”. This year I decided to find a way to push myself out of my comfort zone. It took me four months to figure out how I would do it, don’t judge me. I have always had a fear of writing.… Read more →