I am aware that as K grows older, there will be more difficult things to deal with — but one of the worst things right now, aged 10, is making lunches. It’s the on-going, never-ending process of making what she wants, what is nutritious and what is quick as inevitably she ‘never has time to […]
Everyone has a “junk drawer” in their kitchen…right? Well, I don’t. The closest I had was a disorganized corner in my main utensil drawer. And while it was only a small corner—and nearly everything was useful—it brought my stress every time I opened the drawer for a knife or spoon. This weekend I bought a […]
The weather is turning colder, and there is nothing better than a house full of delicious smelling foods. Baking on the weekend always makes me feel more settled and ready to take on the week—knowing that we have a something homemade and yummy to add to K’s lunch, or an easy snack after school, As […]
There is nothing better than the smell of freshly baked goodies in the house. This weekend’s baking checked a few boxes: √ smells delicious, √ tastes delicious and √ great for K’s school lunches. “Morning Glory” muffins were on this week’s schedule. If you like carrot cake, then you’ll love these muffins…cinnamon, carrots, apple, raisins, […]
If you know me, you know that I like things to be organized. My desk at work, my kitchen at home, my handwriting in notebooks, everything. There has been a problem-spot in my house that has driven me crazy since moving in, but I managed to close the door and not worry about it – […]
The beginning of a new year brings light, hope and a clean slate for everyone.
K may have turned 8 in April, but the part planning began in January with a lot of hours (and a secret board) on Pinterest—a baking birthday party was the chosen theme. First came the checklists…date, location, friends to invite, invitations designed, et cetera, then came the details. We were heading south for two weeks in […]