Butternut pasta with sausage and spinach

This one is GOOD! Per usual, we subbed a few things. 1. Frozen butternut squash 2. Sweet sausage instead of spicy 3. Banza noodles instead of wheat It comes from Skinny Taste One & Done . Ingredients Salt 1 lb butternut squash frozen 10 ounces pasta of choice 11 ounces sweet Italian sausage 1 tbsContinue reading “Butternut pasta with sausage and spinach”

Meals for the week – August 9th

We have been in a rut but to take care of my body means fueling it with what it needs. That’s impossible without having the right food on hand. I plan Monday through Thursday and stay flexible on the day we actually make it. Life happens! All these are out of the skinny taste cookbook!Continue reading “Meals for the week – August 9th”

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are the best cookies you will ever eat. Well that is, if you like chocolate and deliciousness and a cookie that keeps its shape. The original recipe is here, but I did modify. I put my version below. First, I went with a dutched cocoa powder instead of the regular. It’s a little lessContinue reading “Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies”

I want to be present

This article starts with a sigh. If you follow our craziness on Instagram (@hackingtheworkingmom), things can often look ideal or at least really good. And to be honest, most days it is, all things considered! But as a working mom and in the middle of the crazy world that we currently live in, saying thisContinue reading “I want to be present”

Loft 4th of July Sales

There have been multiple orders I have placed with Loft in the last few months that have my jaw dropping! I am going to share what I personally ordered along with a link to all the cute options that I saw and loved! The best deal by far is the items that are already onContinue reading “Loft 4th of July Sales”

Nightly skin care routine

I would rather spend money on my largest organ than dump it into makeup that will make me look flawless. At the end of the day, my health is more important than my look! My make up routine is 3 minutes. My nightly skin care routine is more like 7 minutes. Where you spend yourContinue reading “Nightly skin care routine”

Macy’s Home Sale

I love a good deal and am in the market for a few things since moving into my house a few months ago. I have more bathrooms than I did in my old house and need to get some towels to make sure there are things in each bathroom when guests are in town. IContinue reading “Macy’s Home Sale”

Quick Pumpkin Wheat Hamburger Buns

Okay… hang with me on this one. If you had told me a year ago that I would LOVE a hamburger bun that was pumpkin and whole wheat flour, I would have laughed. But it’s so good! You could do this with pumpkin or sweet potato. There is a sweet potato tortilla that is soContinue reading “Quick Pumpkin Wheat Hamburger Buns”

Top Amazon items for January

I use all the online things – Amazon, Shipt, Whole Foods delivery, Target. With full time work, a three year old, and a Schnoodle puppy, I don’t have much time to figure out my groceries, dog food, house décor, organization, and the list goes on. I  love Amazon. I do my due diligence and shop forContinue reading “Top Amazon items for January”

Hacking the working mom

This blog implies that I am pulling off the working mom gig. But what does that mean?? Let me tell you what it doesn’t mean. I don’t have it all together My food isn’t all organic My child doesn’t bathe every night Our meals are not prepped every weekend It’s a “hacker’s”, well computer programmer’s,Continue reading “Hacking the working mom”