Don't worry Anna, I'll delete this blog long before you're a teenager

The thing about meatloaf is that even when you make fancy, delicious, Homesick Texan-y, filled-with-CRUSHSED-TORTILLA-CHIPS meatloaf, it ultimately remains a loaf. Of meat.

Not a combination that photographs well.
Fortunately for all of us, I stuck with Homesick Texan for the next meal and her tortilla soup is as lovely as it is spicy and wonderful.

Every time I make soup I wonder why I bother making anything besides soup.
Hey Ivy, you're three months old now!

The disillusionment gene runs deep, you guys.
In other news, sleep training is going well.