One of Those Moments

One of Those Moments

It’s been a long time since I’ve done this (write a post here) so, you know, please be patient while I get back into the swing of things.  This evening I had one of those moments – those ones when you think, I don’t want…

Adult Treats (Alcohol-based, not Nudity-based, although you can combine the two)

Adult Treats (Alcohol-based, not Nudity-based, although you can combine the two)

Yesterday I made three kinds of popsicles:  raspberry kefir, apple juice, and amaretto sour.  The kids had some of each of the first two kinds today, the third kind is calling my name.  Amaretto Sour Popsicles Mix 2 cups limeade with 1/2 cup amaretto.  Pour into popsicle…

Checking the Sauerruben

Checking the Sauerruben

We just went into the basement to look at the sauerruben and check its progress.  My four year old’s assessment:  “That looks utterly revolting.”  I think it looks pretty good, but am not sure how to tell if it is actually fermenting properly.  I will taste…

About Love

About Love

As I was lying next to my daughter as she fell asleep this afternoon for her nap I was thinking about the nature of love.  Most specifically I was thinking about the love I have for my children and the love I have for my…

Soup and Bedtime

Soup and Bedtime

Why, oh why must bedtime be such a struggle?  It never fails, come time to brush teeth and get in bed, that’s when the badly behaved monsters come out.  Not just the kids, I take full responsibility for my part – impatience, thy name is…