Food and Recipes

photo credit: ralphbijker I like to watch those shows where the mom has this amazing pot roast ready when everyone comes home for dinner. The mom that can throw it all together perfectly and have the table set with cloth napkins. I’m laughing a wicked mean laugh right now because I’m not sure who this person is or if they...
The weather here is frightful with cold winds that blow through our warmest coats and nip at our nose making us shiver. I love having a large pot of soup on the stove for the aroma and warmth that it brings the family after sledding or shoveling. A family favorite handed down...
When the weather gets cold, one of our family's favorite things to drink is chai. Homemade chai costs so much less than the pre-made stuff, and it also makes the house smell divine. Chai actually just means tea in general, so saying "chai tea" is redundant. The best term for it is masala chai. Most chai is made with real tea,...
I wrote about my daughters asthma and our childcare situation and my returning to work and hiring some cleaning help. We've been blessed to have found the right people and everything is working out perfectly (so far). I'm getting so much done during the day and having time in the evening to be with my family, read and actually...
Chomp. Chomp. My son loves his “bubba” gum. “Mom, can I have some bubba gum.” He’s got this oral thing and the speech therapist says it’s okay for him to chew it and good for his speech. Distracts him from wanting the pacifiers that he has to get rid of on his fourth birthday (he only uses these at...