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Fresh Salsa with Beans, Corn, Avocados, and More

2 Jun

Yesterday we locked ourselves out of our house. We walked to the market less than one block away, came home, and realized we were locked out.

It was also raining.

We weren’t terrified, we weren’t angry, and we certainly weren’t shocked. Mostly we couldn’t stop rolling our eyes at ourselves. (This is not the first, second, or third time this has happened.)

Are there foolish things you do over and over again? You don’t want to keep doing them, but you somehow have a mental block stopping you from learning your lesson. Does this ever happen to you? Don’t sweat it. It clearly happens to me, too.

Now on the other hand, this salsa recipe is one of those tasty snacks you want to keep making over and over.

This isn’t your traditional red, smooth jar salsa, but you won’t care about that after you taste this. It’s colorful, fresh tasting, and so easy you can assign it to your husband without looking over his shoulder the whole time.

Toss together your drained beans and corn.

Mix in your chopped tomatoes.

Throw in the green onions and cilantro.

Pour Italian dressing over the top, and gently mix in your avocados. Serve with tortilla chips. (more…)

Double Corn Muffins

26 Apr

True or false: Time goes by faster when you’re an adult. This is something I muse about quite often. Remember when you were a kid during summer vacation? It was like a lifetime of bliss. You could play outside for 30 hours a day, sleep for 10 hours a day, and still have 2 hours to complain to Mom about being bored. It was awesome.

Now on the other hand, every time it’s the beginning of a new month, I check the calendar and it’s suddenly halfway through the month. Is it just me, or does time really go by faster?

I was talking about this with my sister (who happened to absolutely agree with me), and everything was going fine until she blurted out, “No, it LITERALLY does go faster as an adult.” That’s where I had to stop her. Literally?? Well, that might be stretching it. Time goes the same speed: 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day—that just doesn’t change. Or does it?