It has been a crazy week in the residence…a crazy week of food. Five days, five snacks (three of which were birthday snacks). “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… The people who give you their food give you their heart.” -Cesar Chavez Coming together in the evenings for a […]
K is off at summer camp, and I’ve been thinking all day about if she’s making friends, is she having fun, did she sleep well, is she liking the food? Of course I’m sure all the answers are yes, but I can’t help but wonder. After putting together a care package for her (and of […]
Everyone has a “junk drawer” in their kitchen…right? Well, I don’t. The closest I had was a disorganized corner in my main utensil drawer. And while it was only a small corner—and nearly everything was useful—it brought my stress every time I opened the drawer for a knife or spoon. This weekend I bought a […]
There is nothing better than the smell of freshly baked goodies in the house. This weekend’s baking checked a few boxes: √ smells delicious, √ tastes delicious and √ great for K’s school lunches. “Morning Glory” muffins were on this week’s schedule. If you like carrot cake, then you’ll love these muffins…cinnamon, carrots, apple, raisins, […]
If you know me, you know that I like things to be organized. My desk at work, my kitchen at home, my handwriting in notebooks, everything. There has been a problem-spot in my house that has driven me crazy since moving in, but I managed to close the door and not worry about it – […]
The beginning of a new year brings light, hope and a clean slate for everyone.
In our house we celebrate half birthdays…well only K’s half birthday. Some find it silly, some find it over the top, some find it wonderful. I’m somewhere between the three. We began two years ago when she “turned” six and a half. My father had been in the hospital for almost two weeks, and a […]
As milestones pass, I find myself wishing my (not-so) little girl will stop growing up so quickly—the first day of school, first lost tooth, first cartwheel, the list is endless. Well, it was finally time to add a little paint to her walls, and give her a “big girl” room. When we moved into this […]