Day 8 {Whole30}

Watch out y'all, I'm about to get all deep and theological for a sec ;) Kraft prays Night Prayer (Office of Compline) with our kiddos every night. (It's adorable to be hear our little three year old chant.) But tonight he is driving back from … [Read more...]

Day 7 + Week 1 Recap {Whole30}

We did it! Week 1 done! Phew. [A roundup of all the meals we ate this week is at the bottom of this post] Today both Kraft and I had to venture out into the real world for a non-breakfast meal for the first time since starting the … [Read more...]

Day 6 {Whole30}

Kraft's ongoing joke is that the Whole30 is the anti-KonMari diet. Marie Kondo, from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, is the author that teaches people to only keep things in their home that bring them joy. The Whole30 is the anti-KonMari … [Read more...]

Day 5 {Whole30}

This Whole30 deal makes you do some strange things: Kraft stood over the peanut butter jar smelling it for like 10 seconds this morning I have this overwhelming urge to have a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios As I was serving the kids rice, I … [Read more...]

Day 4 {Whole30}

No, chitchat today. You need to go to Nom Nom Paleo and make her Asian Meatballs. By all means, stop reading now so you can go straight to the store and buy the ingredients. No judgment here. I did only find the Red Boat Fish Sauce (affiliate link) … [Read more...]

Day 3 {Whole30}

Today I finally came to terms with the fact that I insanely overbought greens from Trader Joe's. I'd never shopped there before as they are relatively new to this area but I read post after post of Whole30 peeps raving about how easy their … [Read more...]

Day 2 {Whole30}

Today, after Mass, we swung by Whole Foods to pick up a few of the weird ingredients that I need for the week: Coconut Aminos, Red Boat Fish Sauce, Avocado Oil Mayo, and Sugar-free bacon. That's right, sugar-free bacon. (It's bacon, not … [Read more...]

Day 1 of Our Whole30

We are doing the Whole30 (I'm still not cool enough to know whether I have to put "the Whole30" or "a Whole30", or just Whole30. I am, however, cool enough to know that there is no space between Whole and 30, thankyouverymuch). It was a pretty sudden … [Read more...]

Top 4 Misadventures in Traveling

Most people that go to Notre Dame study abroad. Something like 85% of people. I was that homebody 15%. I always tell people that going to Notre Dame was my studying abroad. Seriously. I loved it and really came into my own and met some of the most … [Read more...]