Monthly Archives: February 2014

The compensation received by the Italian chef was a pretty penne

There is seemingly no end to the high level of competition in dear husband’s family. The educational board games that we all played as children have risen to games to the death. Each new game brought in to the fold … Continue reading

Posted in family, food | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

When you use glue in class it paste to be careful

Way early in the beginning of the year I wrote about one of my activities this year would be starting a nature-based, Montessori inspired playgroup.  I’ve spent the last two months researching, gathering supplies, registering children, gathering my nerve and … Continue reading

Posted in Montessori-ish | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hog farmers are the ones who really bring home the bacon

BACON!  Yep – bacon. If you aren’t one of those people that “get bacon”, this post may be lost on you.  If you are one of those people that may want to consider bacon as a food group, I’ve got … Continue reading

Posted in food | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The vegetable never taken aboard ship is a leek

Cock-a-leekie. That’s right, I’m starting this post with the words, cock-a-leekie.  Don’t worry, you don’t need to avert your eyes or be warned of graphic content.  It is a soup, a Scottish soup (although likely originated in France).  A soup … Continue reading

Posted in Bone Broth Bandwagon, food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Romance isn’t a science – it’s a heart

We decided to call a mulligan on Valentine’s Day this year, with great success. The day before, we had an epic snow storm, with two giant waves that had dear husband outside snowblowing three times to try to keep up.  … Continue reading

Posted in family, food | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Psychiatrists like Kentucky Freud Chicken

I had hoped to be able to post a beautiful Valentine’s Day craft that perfectly portrays the love the mini-ions and I have for each other.  Then, reality happened.  The mini-ions had zero interest in any craft provocation I set … Continue reading

Posted in Bone Broth Bandwagon, food, healthier eating | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The toilet paper walked into the employment center two-ply for a job

I hate to resort to potty humor, but when the potty seat fits…… My two mini-ions are true examples at how different siblings could be.  At 2.5, we felt Mini-ion #1 had shown enough signs of interest in potty training … Continue reading

Posted in parenting | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments