Mexican Lettuce Wraps

One word: Delicious

I know, obviously it’s nothing weird or super healthy – it’s just a taco without the tortilla. I was still surprised at how yummy these were! They’re super easy to make (as easy as tacos) and just a touch healthier!

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MEXICAN LETTUCE WRAPS

{Just base the portions on how many people you’re feeding. We each at two wraps.}

1. Brown the hamburger adding cumin, red pepper & garlic.

2. Toss the taco meat into a romaine lettuce leaf and top with tomatoes, olives, sour cream, cheese & salsa!

See? Easy! It took me all of 10 minutes to have everything ready so it’s a fantastically quick dinner if you’re scrambling for time. You can add avocado or rice or even throw in some quinoa to the meat to bulk it up. It’s all up to you!

That’s life with Mr. Layland & Me!

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Valentine’s Day

Sometimes I think there’s way too much pressure when it comes to Valentine’s Day. That’s why I absolutely LOVED this past Valentine’s Day I shared with Mr. Layland! It was simple and sweet.

He never ceases to impress me – everyday is an adventure full of sweet surprises 🙂 It doesn’t take too much to make me happy and needless to say the flowers and gummy worms pretty much set me up for the next year! I LOVE gummy worms.

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We’ve unintentionally created this tradition where we get our our china (thank you Grandma & Pop!) and eat Chinese food for Valentine’s Day. Get it – china and china? It’s amusing and delicious.

I love that we get our china out even though it’s just the two of us! No special company or a huge family gathering like Thanksgiving – just Valentine’s Day ❤

After dinner I was in heaven eating those gummy worms and smiled every time I looked at my flowers — like all night. While we had our snacks we watched a move and talked and had the best time, just the two of us.

Happy (super belated) Valentine’s Day ❤ ❤ ❤

That’s life with Mr. Layland & Me!