Coca {Spanish Flatbread}

29683249452_41df090c9d_nSo I know Thanksgiving is in a week (eek!) so a normal blogger would be sharing something  turkey-related, but I promised you guys some quick weeknight meal ideas, and I’m really excited to tell you about this one.

I hesitate to call this one “quick” when it involved caramelized onions. If you’ve ever caramelized onions, you know it’s not quick.

But even with that, this meal comes together surprisingly fast and most of all, it’s easy. Like, super easy. Oh, did I mention it’s totally delicious? It is.

Continue reading

Little Man’s First Day

29424372581_b9844e61db_c

You guys. Something big happened yesterday. Like, really, really big. My Little Man, who is getting less little by the second, had his very first day of kindergarten.

If you can’t tell, he was pretty darn excited.

29424371481_90cb56ea26_c

All set with his Cars backpack and, most importantly, his Paw Patrol water bottle. Any other adults out there who have seen every episode of the Paw Patrol? Solidarity.

29470284576_2dcd4505e6_c

Obviously I took a picture of his very first lunch, too, because I’m a dork. I made him a pasta salad with these fancy rainbow noodles he suckered me into buying. I’m a big fan of this lunch container, though. It fits perfectly into his little fire engine lunch box. Find them here, if you’re interested. I’ve also gone crazy pinning lunchbox ideas to a new Pinterest board. Feel free to give me a follow! I’m officially a school mom now. It’s weird.

I’m thinking of doing some posts on quick weeknight meals. Anyone interested?

29424372101_f9a2df107e_c

And as for Little Man? He had an amazing time at school, and seemed to love every minute. Even though the kid next to him at his table was wearing the same shirt. Yay, Target! Haha.

(Total side-note to this post: Not sure if you noticed, but my profile picture got a serious upgrade, thanks to my friend Laura. She’s an amazing photographer based out of Tucson who has been featured in different magazines and even an episode of Major Crimes. She’s a big deal! And she was up here in Minnesota over the summer photographing a wedding and took some time to get some shots of me and my family. She’s seriously amazing. If you live anywhere near her, you should check her out! She travels, too! For real, just look at her fantastic website! http://www.laurakmoore.com)

Rhubarb Meringue Bars

 I made these bars last year. I photographed them. I edited the photos. I even started a post. But then it took me too long and rhubarb season was over, so I thought I’d sit on this recipe for a long year so I could share it when the time was right.

Now is the time.

I don’t grow rhubarb in our garden (yet.) But my grandma does, and so sometimes we get some from her garden, and sometimes we pick some up at the farmer’s market. But I don’t actually have that many recipes for rhubarb, so I searched through my grandma’s recipes and found this lovely.

Continue reading