Well, we are officially living a less quarantined life. We go to grocery stores (not that often), and I've been doing some patio dining (again, not that often), but we are still being cautious. Our 11-year-old is a bit from being able to be vaccinated, so we are still a little protective. But we are … Continue reading Semi-Quarantine Life Week 57
That title alone is anxiety producing. Don't get me wrong, I am excited. I am also very nervous about what life looks like when we can exit the bubble. I mean, we're only going to be doing a partial exit for now because of our youngest daughter, but things are going to change, and it … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 56 – Hopefully Our Last Week of Full Lockdown
Well, the time we've both feared and looked forward to is coming, and it's coming quickly. My husband, middle daughter, and I got our second shots this week (April 11-18). Owen got his on Monday and so will be considered fully vaccinated April 26th, and Katie and I got ours Thursday, so will be good … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 55 – Coming Out
As many of you know, my household has been on a pretty tight lockdown since March of 2021. We shifted from going grocery shopping and well, shopping in general, from in-person to either delivery or curbside pick up during the initial state mandated lockdown, and we have just stayed in that mode for more than … Continue reading Grocery Shopping IN PERSON!
I'm a little behind on writing these, so my apologies if I seem to just bomb several posts. I cannot believe we have been doing this for almost a year! Thursday (3/18) - I combined the zucchini pasta and artichoke pasta recipes to create a creamy zucchini and artichoke pasta. It was pretty good, and … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 51
Well, this post marks an official year of the quarantine life. We actually went into quarantine on 3/16/20, but of course, my posts are a week behind. Things got a little crazy after this last week, so let's just jump into the food for now. Thursday (3/25) - We ordered Rockwell's for dinner. I got … Continue reading Quarantine Week 52
Wow. We are approaching a year. My husband gets his first vaccine shot tomorrow. I'm excited and terrified all at once. I should be able to get it by the end of the month. Also terrifying! But this series of posts could come to an end. I'll have to think of some other way to … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 50
Every week, it looks like the world is moving toward opening up more. While I still have some mixed feelings on this, I am looking forward to cookouts and dinner parties. I have an entire "This shit is over" party plan. It's gonna be epic. But for now, let's talk about this week's cooking. Thurs … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 49
Spring is almost here! We are supposed to have 60 degree whether this coming week. I am super excited. Living in Chicago, I know it could still snow again, but I think it's definitely close to time to pull that grill out of storage and get myself set up downstairs for some summer grilling and … Continue reading Quarantine Week 48
I debated actually posting this one, but here ya go. It's only kind of food related.