my secret meal planning weapon

by kacia on 20 May ’15 · 11 comments

“In the craziness of packing up our home in Pittsburgh and moving to Boston, meals and groceries were often an afterthought.” <– that was how I was originally starting this post, but the reality is that meal planning was an afterthought just in our every day life in general.  It’s definitely not my spiritual gift. […]


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I wouldn’t say that I have many pregnancy cravings, but the cravings I do have seem to stick around for a while.   Black pepper potato chips dipped in goat cheese and avocado?  Yes. Please.  Everyday.   Always and forever.   When I was pregnant with Harlow, all I wanted was Pad Thai.  Always.  Since I […]


dad’s famous granola

by kacia on 31 Mar ’14 · 2 comments

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When I think of homemade granola, I think of my daddy.  It is only on the rarest of occasions that he can be found eating something other than granola for breakfast. It is a passenger on road trips. It takes many a plane ride. You get the idea — where my dad goes, a bag of […]


green smoothies & a giveaway!

by kacia on 13 Aug ’13 · 53 comments

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I told a friend the other day that one of the unexpected perks of our stroller is that it has become such a conversation piece.  I’ve met some of my dearest friends because of that crazy, bright red thing! I love unexpected conversations with unexpected people.  I knew that the Mason Bar Company created the […]


Spicy Mandarin Orange Muffins

by kacia on 8 Mar ’13 · 6 comments

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These muffins are one of my absolute favorites — my mom used to make them for us growing up, and I would sample as many oranges out of the can as she could spare. I also made the batter before realizing I hadn’t replaced my ruined muffin tins….so mini loaves of bread was the result. […]