Monthly Archives: July 2009

wake up

My wake up call this morning was this: a 2 year old & 4 year old slipping quietly into my bedroom then suddenly shaking a tamborine and screeching.  It got us quick, fast, and in a hurry. How did you … Continue reading

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coffee ice cream

I posted yesterday a bit about making coffee ice cream. I froze it yesterday and man was it goooood. It’s got to be one of the best ice creams I’ve ever had. Chris loved it too, and he’s not huge … Continue reading

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future foodie

I’ve written about it before, but Cate LOVES helping in the kitchen.  If I’m in there, she wants to be in there too.  Sometimes I just want my space, but most of the time, I let her help.  (Meg too, … Continue reading

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the baby’s name?

Yesterday Cate decided the baby’s name. We’re going to call him Thomas. No, we don’t know the gender yet. No, that’s not a name we’ve really brought up. I told her, “Cate, I don’t know that we’re going to name … Continue reading

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npr-less

I miss NPR. I used to turn it on the kitchen while I would prepare for the day, then again while I made supper. Now, there’s no NPR. Sure, I could catch a live feed, but who knows what show … Continue reading

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solar eclipse

Yesterday there was a total solar eclipse that could be viewed from our part of the world.  I was very excited about it, but it turned out to be less spectacular than I’d hoped. I think in some places, you … Continue reading

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soup

What is it about making soup that feels so homey? I’ve got lentil soup going in my Le Creuset pot right now; it is wonderful.

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