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Ground beef & quinoa casserole

Ground beef & quinoa casserole

1 lbs ground beef 1/2 c quinoa 1.5 c water 1 can diced tomatoes 1/2 onion chopped 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1 tsp chili powder Salt n pepper to taste Boil quinoa in water for about 20 minute. Brown beef and onions till no longer pink. Drain fat and place ingredients back in […]

Vegan Taco Lunch : Lentil, onion & mushroom

Vegan Taco Lunch : Lentil, onion & mushroom

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While preping my veggies for dinner tonight I decided to throw together a healthy and yummy lunch. Two Tacos 2 corn tortillas 1/4-1/2 cup cooked lentils 1 tsp olive oil 3 mushrooms, sliced handful sliced onion 1/2 tsp chilli powder dash of cumin salt n pepper Over medium high heat saute onion and sliced mushrooms […]

Cloth diapering in the Higgins home

Cloth diapering in the Higgins home

Years ago I decided I wanted to cloth diaper my babies and had briefly mentioned it to Kevin. He always said how grossed out he was about poop being in his washer and while I understood his reservations, I was determined to cloth diaper. I gave him supporting evidence that cloth diapering was not only […]

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Casserole

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Casserole

While out to dinner one night, Mr. Squish got a side of “sweet potato” casserole with his dinner and it had pineapple in it.  It sounded slightly strange to me, and I couldn’t picture how sweet potato and pineapple could go together.  After I tried it, I couldnt imagine NOT having pineapple in my sweet […]

Cast Iron for Dummies

Cast Iron for Dummies

Ever wonder why southern fried chicken is better then anything else?  It’s because of cast iron.  If your looking for a good set of cheap pans that will last forever….cast iron is it.  They are wonderful pans…when they are taken care of correctly.  Taking care of and washing cast iron is a process….a process that […]

Intimacy & Bed Sharing

Intimacy & Bed Sharing

We did not intend on co-sleeping. It was not something I was dead set on doing when Elliot was born. I had a brand-new wooden bassinet in our room in hopes that she would sleep there. The first weeks at home, she slept in the bassinet by our bed. As she got a little older, […]

Review: Shea Moisture Baby Wash and Lotion

Review: Shea Moisture Baby Wash and Lotion

Product: Shea Moisture Organic Baby Wash Shea Moisture Organic Baby Lotion Brand: Shea Moisture Price: $9.99 each On our recent trip to Phoenix, as part of packing light I did not bring any baby wash with us. I’ve been using Johnson and Johnson that we received as baby shower gifts, so I thought that when […]

Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon

Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon

Mmmmmmmm do I love cheese.  These twice baked potatoes are cheesy, filled with bacon goodness and just oh so delicious.  They are very simple to make and can be made well in advance.  They are even great freezer food.  My best friend loves to make a couple dozen at a time….freeze them and pop them […]