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Chicken Enchiladas

I’ve slowly started to come around to Mexican food.  It’s not that I don’t like it, because I do (I mean, who doesn’t love a culture of food that makes it acceptable to devour a big bowl of melted cheese!?), however I’ve always stuck with plain tacos.  Though, when getting ready to have my sweet baby boy I wanted to prepare a few meals the last few months that I could freeze for when I knew I’d be too busy cuddling to cook. I did make up some precooked Taco meat, but I also knew I wanted some more substantial foods as well.  With Cinco de Mayo around the corner last year I decided to “be adventurous” and step outside of my Mexican comfort realm.
While looking through some of my favorite blogs, and poking around on FoodGawker, I found these delicious looking chicken enchiladas.  What I loved about the recipe is that they seemed like an easy way to recreate a Mexican restaurant staple.  Easy, yes – quick, no!  I am glad I didn’t try making them for the first time AFTER Tyler was born, be…

30 While 30

I wanted to do a 30 Things to do Before I'm 30 list, but when I initially set out to create the list, one of the big things in my life I wanted to do was get pregnant.  Because I don't feel like you can put a timeline on something like that, I couldn't justify having a list and omitting something so big in my life.  Then, it would have made sense to start the list when I was 29, once I was already pregnant, but I'm not gonna lie - I was lazy!  It's not that I had a hard pregnancy that would keep me from doing anything (quite the opposite in fact), but I had no idea what to expect when my little man arrived, so I didn't want to commit.

Now, I'm officially 30, and have been for a few weeks.  I've had my list ready to go since Feb. 10, the day before my birthday, I just haven't posted it yet.  I guess #1 on my list should have been "Post 30 while 30 List on Birthday", but that's taking up valuable space.  Though, I guess it would have he…