Seriously, I must love you.

When C walked through the door after bringing E home, the first words I said were, ‘Seriously. I must love you.’ He looked at me quizzically, and was like, ‘Wha?’ ‘Seriously, I must love you A.LOT. Because if I didn’t … Continue reading

Doing my HAPPY DANCE!

WOO HOO! It worked! It worked! IT WORKED! I took a whack at making Chicken Pad Thai again – this time using real ingredients instead of a bottled sauce – and it was WORTH IT! Woo Hoo! Last time I thought … Continue reading

I only used 2 breasts

For dinner tonight I made Ina Garten’s Chicken with Wild Mushrooms… but with button mushrooms, not wild. No. I don’t count that as a real substitution. Nuh uh. Wait – does it count as a substitution if you didn’t use … Continue reading

Hot dogs. Go with the hot dogs.

Observations after tonight’s dinner: 1- Braised leeks are better with lemon….which I *of course* forgot to add tonight. Sigh. 2- Kosher Kielbasa sucks. C and I BOTH agreed that Hebrew National hotdogs woulda tasted MUCH better in this recipe. Made Potato … Continue reading

Apple-y Joy

You know how you get all sidetracked and consumed by Pinterest? Yeah. That website is, without a doubt, totally DANGEROUS. And addictive. And I seriously have to limit my time there…I keep feeling like I fell down the Rabbit Hole whenever I log … Continue reading

I Love Lamp

You saw Anchorman, right? No? I am shocked. SHOCKED I tell you! Really, it’s a funny funny movie with some AWESOME lines. Seriously, you NEED to see this movie, like, NOW if you haven’t already. Classic lines, deliciously creative insults, … Continue reading

I burned the Pancakes

C was working overnight last night, so I tried to take over the pancake-making this morning. I was only partially successful. We had to throw out the chocolate chip ones…they were too burnt to eat, though E valiantly tried (No. I didn’t … Continue reading

7 year old approved!

Dinner tonight was actually made yesterday. Love meals like that. Especially after spending most of my day running around taking toddlers in and then out of strollers and shopping carts while standing in one line after another. Yesterday I made beef … Continue reading

Can’t.Stop.Dunking.

Last night I made a big pot o’ beans. All day long I soaked a pound of dried Cranberry Beans in a big bowl of water, changing the water out twice. Then I dumped the drained beans into a stew … Continue reading

I think I gained 5 pounds this week…

I was away at a conference this week. I was busy busy busy and I ate more than my usual. I *tried* to be mindful of my eating and I made sure I exercised every single day…but still. I ate. … Continue reading