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If you ever take a peek into our pantry, you might wonder about our apparent obsession with Irish cream whiskey. Eric’s boss gives his employees a gigantic bottle of Baileys every year at Christmas…and we discovered a few nights ago … Continue reading
We’re taking steps to eat less grains in our home, particularly wheat. It’s hard for me. I really really like my breads — quick breads, yeast breads, sourdough breads, pancakes. Pancakes are one of Calla’s and my favorite foods. We … Continue reading
It took me a long time to work up the nerve to try cooking Asian food at home. Just in the last year or two, I’ve learned a lot (mostly by trial and error) and I think it’s safe to … Continue reading
Wild salmon has been a decent price in grocery stores lately, so I thought I’d post this recipe (that our family loves) for salmon croquettes. They’re fantastic served with tartar sauce, mango chutney, corn relish, or just as is! I … Continue reading
A couple of months ago, my friend, Cindy — another mama of four — suggested a monthly photo challenge: taking a family portrait as well as a portrait of each individual child, preferably with our “real” cameras rather than with … Continue reading
I’ve found it! Finally. I discovered a recipe for CHEWY granola bars (from Smitten Kitchen, of course) and after several tweaks and test runs, I don’t think the recipe can get any more delicious. These granola bars are good. As … Continue reading
Shepherd is a night owl. I think I was in denial for the first year of his life, but I’ve finally accepted this fact. He likes to stay up late, even though I don’t let him take more than one … Continue reading
I like my kids. I took this photo with my phone last week before heading to a graduation party. The kids were freshly bathed and wearing clean clothes — it was a rare moment that I just had to document! … Continue reading
One of my favorite aspects of being a wife and mama is cooking for my family. I love trying new recipes and experimenting with different flavors, and I also enjoy making my good ol’ standby meals. I’m happy when I’m … Continue reading