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Friday, July 27th Cate is such an interesting little girl.  For instance, she put her own mustard on her hot dog, and did she just squirt it on there?  Nope, she had to write her name in Japanese with the … Continue reading

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ham and cheese sliders

Supper the other night.  Definitely a “do again.” Most definitely. Ham and cheese sliders.

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February 10th We had a chocolate dipping session after school today.  Strawberries, marshmallows, cookies, and rice krispy treats dipped in white or milk chocolate and decorated with Valentine sprinkles.  This is turning into one of my favorite seasonal activities to … Continue reading

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February 8th Cate stayed home from school due to the UTI and getting to bed very late after the ER.  I let her pick supper, and she picked breakfast for dinner. We had pancakes, sausage, strawberries, blueberries, and cranberry juice. … Continue reading

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January 1st Starting the new year off right with my first loaf from Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day.

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gingerbread house

We made our first gingerbread house this year and had a blast doing it! A very special thanks to Nana for sending us the pans and kicking off a new tradition. P.S. The girls haven’t even TRIED to eat the … Continue reading

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lunch (alternately titled, “Why use a spoon when you’ve got the world’s 10 best utensils right here?”)

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While we were in New Orleans last week, we all got snoballs.  While for Cate and Meg that meant colorful, sugar-loaded shaved ice, for Blythe it meant plain shaved ice. We put a small amount of the ice on a … Continue reading

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thank you, Laura

I asked Chris if he wanted me to make anything specific for him before he left.  He said yes – a German pancake. I’d never heard of one before, but it was something his mom made for him growing up. … Continue reading

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pumpkin whoopie pies and the proud baker

Cate and Meg are a little under the weather, so we decided to bake today for a bit of entertainment.  Cate has been enamored with pumpkin anything this fall, so we made Pumpkin Whoopie Pies.  Yum!  I’m not sure what’s … Continue reading

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