current gym situation. lumberjacks. slow cooker short ribs.

This week actually went surprisingly fast considering the circumstances.  I have become quite lenient with playtime activites.  Dirt is fair game.  Which probably explains why the laundry situation is out of control.

 

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I have been digging into our freezer stash and found veggie burgers.  I made mashed cauliflower + squash to go with them.  I had the burgers frozen so I always sear them in a pan with avocado oil to bring them back to life.  The crust makes all the difference!

 

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I planted some spring cheer in my front planter.  The rest of the garden is starting to slowly come in so that has been making me happy.

 

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Splitting wood is our after dinner activity.  K is very much in an “I do it” mood and copies everything J is doing.

 

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Filling up his dump truck with rocks is another current favorite past time.  This boy would be outside all day if I let him!

 

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This is my unfortunate gym situation.  It is actually not too bad.  Being 27 weeks pregnant has limited my workout time to about 30 minutes so I can usually keep K occupied for long enough to get though my workout.  I take spin classes on the Peloton app and they are BOMB.  SO good and such a good workout.

 

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I was trying to get an assignment done for school and was pushing off putting K down for a nap.  Ha he apparently was ready…

 

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We are in desperate need of haircuts so I tried gel in his hair to keep it out of his eyes.  SO CUTE.

 

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We have a little stream running down our side yard that routes all the excess water to the bottom of our hill.  It makes for a fun play spot for K.  We have been finding little frogs in there which K gets a kick out of.

 

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I made short ribs in the slow cooker for dinner tonight.  Super simple… just beef broth, a chopped onion, chopped carrots, garlic, onion powder, salt and pepper, and a bay leaf.  Cooked on low for 8 hours.

 

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I made mashed potatoes to go with it and it was good, filling comfort food.

 

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Another week down in this quarantine.  I am trying to make things less mundane for K but it is pretty difficult.  The playgrounds and parks being closed has really taken a lot of options away from us.

 

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But here we are and all we can do is pray, stay home, and hope this is on the upswing soon ♥️