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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pineapple sherbet

We finally, finally, FINALLY (!) got our shipment on Friday.  We’ve been busy unpacking and sorting through all our junk, but I couldn’t be more thankful.  We’ve been without it for 2 months, and really longer than that because we … Continue reading

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bubble wrap

What is it about bubble wrap that is so universally appealing? We got a package in the mail today and Cate has taken it upon herself to introduce Meg to the joys of “pops” as she calls it. As you … Continue reading

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life’s not a paragraph is now on the move

Just felt like it was time for something new.  The address will remain the same, but the name (and appearance) of the blog have changed.

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