Sorry I haven't been the best blogger lately. My mom so kindly reminded me last night that my blog is starting to get boring and that I'm slacking off. I can assure you that I have a good excuse for my absence. Ok so maybe I don't but there hasn't been much to blog about and when I blog about nothing you get a boring post like this one. I'll fill you in on our life this past week. I am now in my 29th week of pregnancy (that is some exciting news folks!) You know how pregnant women are referred to as being ovens?? Yes, cooking those cute little buns makes you feel like the oven is on at 500 all day long!! And I have the joy of cooking a little bun in the middle of summer. Needless to say our air conditioner is my best friend these days. We actually have a love/hate relationship right now because every time the air comes on (which is like every 15 min) a loud horn sound also comes on. We can't figure it out so the air conditioning man is coming out on friday morning to fix it for us. Praise God!! The dumbest things drive me crazy these days and that sound is one of them! Other exciting things that have been going on in our life.... we now have every single door in this house replaced and hung. I can't tell you how happy that makes me. It is so nice to have a master bathroom door. Now I can lock Riley out and take a shower in peace. Onto some more highlights.... we got to see Kate twice this past week. We did the 4D ultrasound and let me just tell you that there are no words to describe how cool it was. Even though Kate hid behind her little hands almost the entire time we were able to see her lips, cheeks and nose. I know I am biased with being her mom and all but honestly people, she is the cutest thing we have ever laid eyes on. We are already so proud. I posted a few pics on her blog. I think I starred at them all day today, I can't get enough. In other exciting news, Chris has his really big review tomorrow at the firm. Eeeek!! I'm praying so hard for him. I know that it's going to go well... we're excited to see what it will bring! Not that I'm counting down or anything but I only have 3 more weeks left of work and then I am an official full time stay at home wife...soon to be mom!! Last but not least we are counting down the days until we take off to paradise.....5 days from now we will be soaking in the beautiful Hawaiian sunshine in Maui. Can hardly wait. So much to look forward to and more so....so much to be thankful for!!! (If you made it though this whole post, God bless you) I promise they will get more exciting...hopefully!
When Chris and I went to Mexico this past winter we quickly become addicted to their blended espressos. I found myself craving them when we got home so I played around with a couple of instant espressos and ended up making the best iced coffee, ever. What you’ll need. Medaglia D’oro instant espresso Water Ice Coffee creamer of your choice Heavy cream + caramel Trust me on the instant espresso. I tried them all. This is the best. I get it at Kroger. I’ve also heard Walmart carries it as well as trusty amazon. Step one. Get your ingredients out. I fill my glass up halfway with water and pour a capful of instant espresso in. Mix it real good. Time to cool it down. Now comes the sweet part. This next step is money. Lordy. If you’re feeling really naughty you can add caramel sauce. Do it. If you’ve been wanting the recipe for the BEST homemade caramel ever then you’re in luck. This is the recipe from my mother in law. It is life changing. Ta-Da! Tag me on Instagram at