Survival Skills

I wish someone would tell mothers of small people that things will get better eventually. I just spent five hours sorting through clothes. The closets are organized, and 3Ts are filed away with summer 2Ts, and honestly I thought this day would never come.For so many years I've been throwing things in cardboard boxes and … Continue reading Survival Skills

Cooking With An Ostrich: How to (Not) Make A Lemon Meringue Pie

Some wild hair grabbed me this evening after I made dinner, which sounds gross when you think about it, but in fact the hair told me to make a lemon pie. It's the only thing to do when you're facing down a giant bag of lemons.I knew I had all of the ingredients for this … Continue reading Cooking With An Ostrich: How to (Not) Make A Lemon Meringue Pie

Saying Thanks With Profanity

My kitchen smells like Strawberry Jell-o, and maybe yours smells like pie, but maybe yours smells like Canada and you're contemplating pizza for dinner tomorrow.I don't have much time because I promised Derrick I'd play a video game with him (don't worry I purchased some ice cream to give me strength) (although these games make … Continue reading Saying Thanks With Profanity

Picking Sides

Sean Connery. Where you expecting someone else?On Saturday we cuddled on the couch, eating store bought cookies and hugging fluffy bunnies with ironic names. We watched movies and had a dance party and ate pizza and we went home full. Next morning someone woke up with an amazing rash. We fretted and worried and waited for … Continue reading Picking Sides

How To Make Pomegranate Jelly: Give the Gift of Sandwich Magic!

This isn't a cooking blog (and I think we can all be thankful for that), but I make this every year and people are always asking me HOW, so here we are. I'm about to tell you how to make pomegranate jelly!When the air gets a little crispy around the edges and there's fun sized candy … Continue reading How To Make Pomegranate Jelly: Give the Gift of Sandwich Magic!

I Also Enjoy Pasta…

Yesterday I innocently ignored the signs and purchased three boxes of Oreos AND a gelato at the grocery store. I thought I was buying the gelato for Derrick since I bought his flavor, which involves the unholy addition of bananas, but I ended up eating half of it.Today has been a survival day, where I ate … Continue reading I Also Enjoy Pasta…