There’s no fear…

There’s no fear in love. Instead complete love drives out fear 1John4:18

Before I was pregnant, I had my life figured out. I’m the type of person who had a plan a, b, c,… and so on. I joined the Air Force in order to help my mom. My dad passed away and I decided to join guard instead of active. I didn’t want her to be alone and that is why I made that decision. At the time, I was torn in either being a nurse or an optometrist. I worked for an optometrist for about two years and loved it; however, I always wanted to help people. How awesome would it be to save someone’s life? When I saw the position opened in Fort Worth as a medic for the Air Force, I fought for it. My goal was to go to training and if I liked it, immediately go to school to be a nurse. I already took all the perquisites, took the exam to apply for nursing school, but never submitted my application. I just didn’t feel that in my heart I was good enough and at the time didn’t know if that was my passion. So, I go to tech school and all of the sudden I meet this guy who was so FULLLLLL of himself. Def not the type that I would go for.  I didn’t believe in love and was AGAINST a tech school relationship.  The relationship was doomed to fail from the start. Especially, since he was in the Navy and I was in the Airforce and this was just tech school. We heard so many stories about relationships, people getting married in tech school, getting a divorce, blah blah blah… But, date after date, that guy from class turned out to be everything I always wanted. I was scared and everything felt soo rushed; yet, at the same time felt right. After Joey left to California, I found out I was pregnant during my second phase. I was scared and I remember laying awake thinking wth I was going to do. Two hours later, I texted Joey letting him know that the test turned out positive. Instead of acting scared, he was noble and told me that he will be there for me every step of the way. I believed every word of it. We were planning to get married anyways, just not that soon. Now, here I am… In California, happily married to my best friend, a new mom, and own a Dalmatian. The one thing that I wanted most in my life was a family, and now I have one. I wouldn’t trade my life for anything else. I’m glad for the decision I made and I thank God every day for what he blessed me with.

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Asparagus stuffed chicken

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Asparagus stuffed chicken is a family favorite. I usually make it once a week because it is that good! Just last week, I started putting cream cheese in the chicken because I didn’t have mozzarella. Turns out my husband likes that a lot better and he’s not a big fan of cream cheese. Weird right? For those who think cream cheese  won’t  work for you, leave it out. In fact, you can put whatever cheese you have that’s in your fridge. I took a picture of a shredded cheese as an example, but I didn’t put that in the chicken.

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You can season the chicken however you like. I go with the regular salt & pepper. I mix garlic salt powder, crushed red peppers, and basil in the cream cheese.

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Be sure to pound the chicken thin and even with a meat mallet. That way it’ll cook evenly and you will be able to easily roll the chicken around the asparagus.

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I roll the chicken and place it seam side down onto a baking dish. I mix parmesan cheese, panko bread, and italian bread crumbs together and sprinkle it on top of the chicken. I’ve done this recipe so much that I don’t measure anymore. That’s how you now I’m starting to get comfortable around the kitchen 😉 For those who wants the exact measurement, I posted the ingredients and recipe from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/asparagus-and-mozzarella-stuffed-chicken-breasts/ enjoy 🙂

INGREDIENTS:

2 large skinless, boneless chicken breast
halves
salt and black pepper to taste
8 asparagus spears, trimmed – divided
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese,
divided
1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
DIRECTIONS:
1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease an 8×8-inch baking dish.
2. Place each chicken breast between two sheets of heavy plastic (resealable freezer bags work well) on a solid, level surface. Firmly pound the chicken with the smooth side of a meat mallet to an even thickness of about 1/4 inch. Sprinkle each side with salt and pepper.
3. Place 4 spears of asparagus down the center of a chicken breast, and spread about 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese over the asparagus. Repeat with the other chicken breast, and roll the chicken around the asparagus and cheese to make a tidy, compact roll. Place the rolls seam sides down in the prepared baking dish, and sprinkle each with about 2 tablespoons of bread crumbs.
4. Bake in the preheated oven until the juices run clear when pricked with a fork, about 25 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Flower arrangements

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Ive been wanting something on my dining room table and found a great deal today!!! The vase was $5 at Marshalls and usually for something that big will be over $30. All the flower arrangements is from Michaels. The stems were all 50% off and a sweet old lady gave me a 50% off coupon. Keep in mind the bigger the vase, the more flower arrangements and that can def add up. I’m happy with my decision and all the pieces came together nicely! If you are ever in Reno, request for Charlene. She won a lot of awards for arranging bouquets and is in charge or the decorations at Michaels.

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