Easy Weeknight Baked Salmon Served Two Ways (and some wine suggestions)

I am always looking for easy, healthy recipes — especially now that I have one kiddo that goes to sleep at 7:00 pm and a newborn that likes to hang out until at least 8:30 pm.  After all, we aren’t Spaniards and don’t enjoy eating at 10:00 pm (or staying up past then for that matter).  Long gone are the days where I’d spend 45 minutes to an hour leisurely cooking elaborate dinners and sipping on wine — at least for now.

I’ve had so many wonderful friends drop off dinner since having the baby last month, but it has also been nice to cook and feel a bit like my old self again.  I’ve made this salmon once a week since having the baby, and it is as delicious as it is easy and balanced.  It also doesn’t hurt to have a crispy bottle of something white chilling in the fridge for this one. 

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The Importance of Date Night

If I could offer one piece of advice to new parents (or seasoned parents for that matter), it would be to establish a date night if you do not already have one.  It is so easy to get stuck in a rut at home or to only get a sitter when there is a special event or a group of couples that are going out, but you and your significant other need one on one time.

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Pretty Paper

Hooray!  I’ve caught up on all of my thank-you notes.  Call me old-fashioned, but I still enjoy picking out stationery and writing notes.  As much as I rely on my phone nowadays, I also love having some easy notecards to grab to write a to-do list or a grocery list.  I really enjoy being able to physically cross things off.  Read on for some of my favorite pretty paper options.

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The Wolf Pack Expands & A Look at My Quarterly Costco Visit List

Please excuse my lack of posting.  We welcomed our second daughter on July 29th, so we’ve been enjoying the baby haze the last two weeks.

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Photo Credit Real Photo Kem Lee

We made one big Costco run before our daughter was born, and I realized that we buy the exact same items every time.  Read on for my go-to list.

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Our Ninth Anniversary & My Etsy Find: Annie Grotophorst

Happy August!  August is not just a hot-hot-hot time in Atlanta — it is the month of our wedding anniversary!  Read on to see the fun gift I commissioned off Etsy to celebrate nine years of wedded-bliss!

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