This week’s meal plan

I always feel better about the week when I have our meals planned out. It’s terribly grown-up of me, I know, but there you are. It’s also a non-trivial intellectual exercise, to plan out healthy meals that i can slap together quickly, that factor in leftovers, lend themselves well to packed lunches for Amelia. and…… Continue reading This week’s meal plan

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NOW it’s the holidays!

Hide yo kids, hide yo wives, and hide yo husbands, because Tom’s Kentucky Bourbon Fruitcake is in the oven!!

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Thanks

It’s hard to include everything I’m thankful for in text, but foremost in my mind is family, in Texas and Oregon – our family of blood and family of friends. Amelia, laughing until she can’t breathe with friends and cousins. Baxter, grinning as big as he can at the next table in the restaurant, and…… Continue reading Thanks

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Eating up leftovers sometimes results in some odd combinations. But baked potato soup over whole wheat spaghetti is actually pretty decent.

Weekly Meal Plan

In an attempt to meet my first week of work with as much organization as possible, I’ve made a meal plan using the template provided at Go Gingham. Go Gingham’s fabulous Sara Tetreault took me shopping at WinCo this morning, introducing me to yet another Portland grocery store that meets some but not all of…… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan

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Spring smells amazing.

Last Fall I planted about 300 bulbs: crocuses, daffodils, iris, and tulips. They’re starting to come up!

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Is it just me, or does running around desperately trying to get maximum chores done while the baby is sleeping make everyone feel manic? And get "Modern Major-General" stuck in your head?