Pancetta & Goat Cheese Crostini for #SundaySupper

This week’s #SundaySupper theme is Reflections and Resolutions. Fitting right? It is that time of year when we sit down and reflect on the year that has passed and set resolutions/goals for the new year ahead. For me, this past year has been filled with many new and exciting things. 2013 has been a year of transitions. I accepted a new position with the school district that I work for. It has been a wonderful experience and I am truly thankful for it, but it also cemented the end of my role as a stay at home mom. My oldest has gone off to high school. This is still strange to me. My baby will be in middle school next year. This Christmas was the first year in my life as a mother, where there were more clothes and shoes under the tree than toys. All transitions, one phase of life into another. Continue reading

Spinach and Goat Cheese Quesadilla for #WeekdaySupper

In my household, we enjoy our meal times. I prefer to cook instead of ordering take out or stopping for fast food. I believe in using fresh ingredients to make the best meals for my husband and children. My husband works the night shift and I work days, so throughout the week, we are opposites for everything. Dinner time is the one meal that we as a family can all sit down together. It is the time of day that we can talk about our days, plans, generally just what is going on in our world. We may not always sit down at the table, but you will find us sharing a daily meal, even if it is off the kitchen island, on tv trays or in our dining room.  Continue reading