Cleaning the toys in anticipation of our new arrival!

Goin’ on Paternity Leave?

One of the things I really admire about Automattic (the company I work for – we’re hiring) is that we truly value our employees. More than just a good salary and benefits, Automattic entrusts us with a great deal of autonomy to make decisions for each of our unique work and family needs. With my 2nd son coming…

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Killin’ it in the Kitchen!

  So far so good! Lacey and I have cooked some amazing meals and are looking forward to Friday when we can further experiment in the kitchen. Some of the highlight meals thus far have been the sweet potato shepherd’s pie, the turkey meatloaf and mashed sweet potatoes, the sweet potato lasagna, and the curry…

Three days worth of meals!

Eating Healthy: For Real This Time

Okay, so I wasn’t ready to fully commit to healthy eating, but 2015 is a new year, right?! I’ve been told time and time again that your efforts in the gym won’t amount to much if your diet is whack. After witnessing this truth over the years with friends and family, I’m totally convinced that the…

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2015: Will I Finally Get it Together?

When I worked for InterVarsity, all employees had to do an annual plan. The TL;DR version was that we created goals for both our personal life and ministry. It was great! 10 years later, I am adopting it for my personal life, marriage and family. With a second son coming in 6-8 weeks, I thought…

Maple & Mesquite seasoned Salmon...yum

Eating Healthy (Sorta)

Well, with Lacey competing in an IronMan (yeah), the least I can do is eat healthy dishes with her as she prepares, right? You know, as a way of supporting her and all… Hitting up the gym consistently hasn’t quite worked out yet (I’m gonna get there, I promise), but eating healthy as a family…