Tag Archives: food

Spending too much time with the dog, apparently

I have been cleaning house lately. Part winter nesting, part kids sick and home from school so plenty of time to spare, part getting tired of chaos on one particular kitchen counter that seems to be a junk/trinket/paper magnet. It … Continue reading

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When Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick meets dog

Last Wednesday was the Feast of Saint Nicolas. It’s a fairly big deal in many parts of the world and I’ve made it a part of our holiday merriment since the girls were very little. Every year on the evening … Continue reading

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Top Chef Country Boy Style

The Country Boy’s work schedule has been such that we really don’t get much time with him until the weekend. For the most part, we are managing fairly well, and that’s mainly because the lawn only needs to be cut … Continue reading

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Music to my ears (I hope)

5th Grade Band. I thought it sounded like a fantastic opportunity. Learn an instrument. Get involved. Wahoo! Mind you, being in band or learning to play an instrument is one of those things I never had the chance to do. For … Continue reading

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Put down the ads and run away

When you’re jogging for 2+ hours and you don’t have you’re mp3 player to distract you with music or NPR shows, your mind has a chance to really think about things. Things that make so much sense when you are … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Joneses (or should I say Marthas)

Then there was Brunch. Ah, Brunch. I love to hate you when I’m stressed out the wazoo in the days leading up to you. My children get tired of hearing about you and the laundry list of things that need … Continue reading

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Time to play catch (up)

Apparently, a day of being Ferris Bueller turned into a few weeks away from blogging. Sorry about that. I’ll try to catch you up on what has happened in the next few posts. To start with, our day at the Indians … Continue reading

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