The other day Louisa reported that in her health class they were watching the movie “Super Size Me”. If you haven’t seen it, it’s about a documentary producer, Morgan Spurlock, who decides to eat nothing but food from McDonald’s for a month to see the effects it would have on his body. Joe and I… Read More
Archives for February 2013
Ordered this burger after one of our recent college visits. It would have been as good as it looked if they had listened to my request for medium instead of well. Enjoy the photo, it’s the best part of this meal.
Homemade pizza on Friday night has become a pretty reliable tradition in this house, despite my predilection for never cooking repeat meals . When your kid plans her school lunches around your dinner schedule, you certainly don’t want to let her down. Once Annie told me that she had given up buying pizza for her… Read More
When you’re the family chef, spoken and unspoken rules become part of your cooking consciousness. Hmm, green things won’t be eaten on Louisa’s plate. Tomatoes will caused violent retching sounds from Annie. Breakfast for dinner is universally loved. But one of the most challenging rules is that Mom is no longer allowed to cook baby… Read More
I really thought they were looking out for us and our children. Each Christmas the Consumer Product Safety Commission comes out with warnings about the toys that are unsafe for our children, and they’re always on the lookout for children’s furniture that is unsafe. But, clearly they missed a ubiquitous childhood favorite that is a… Read More
Please accept a bite of this delicious Nutella and fruit crepe I enjoyed at a friend’s birthday party. I hope it will make up for my recent absence here.
King Cake was the star of the day on Mardi Gras, but the red beans, rice and andouille sausage weren’t half bad either. Yesterday I shared a photo of the King Cake I brought to our church for its Mardi Gras party – the party we didn’t attend – but I didn’t mention that I… Read More
I made this King Cake for a Mardi Gras party at our church that we were unable to attend. I’ve never made a King Cake before, so I took some of the dough and made a baby King Cake for us to try. Where have you been all my life, King Cake? My life is… Read More
Terrabang. How’s that for an exciting start of a post?! Nothing like a little new grammar to make your day, is there? Do you have any idea what I’m talking about? For those who don’t, a terrabang is a form of punctuation that I recently learned about thanks to Annie. Basically, it’s a question and… Read More
Lately I’ve been feeling like my parenting energy has run out. Call me a wimp, I won’t argue with you. Because with only two kids there’s no good excuse for my laziness. If there were three young ‘uns running around the house, Joe and I would be outnumbered and the dissipation of my energy reserves… Read More