Category Archives: Food Glorious Food

Happy Fourth of July!

Waffles with red, white, and blue for our breakfast this morning. (Sorry but no pictures of the waffles, I was too busy eating.) May you have a safe, smart, and cheerful 4th!

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Multiple-Organ Transplant

We are coffee drinkers. We drink Starbucks dark roast beans, lovingly ground the night before and nestled into a dry, crisp filter in our pre-programmed coffeemaker, set to brew a perfect pot just minutes before our alarm goes off. If … Continue reading

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Sweet(s)!

Carter likes things that are old (I refuse to use the word antique because some of the items he view as antique are from the 80’s). He also likes things that are sweet. He has recently become enthralled with his … Continue reading

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Walking Genius

Last night Husband was crowned with the title “Walking Genius” from non other than our son, Carter. Such high praise from a tween requires explanation. Apparently, unbeknownst to me, Husband has had a life long empty Hershey’s Syrup bottle ritual.  … Continue reading

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Eating (with) Grandma

Late last week as I was rummaging around in our freezer, I came across some leftover Practice Thanksgiving turkey. I really need to clean out my freezer more often. (If you are unfamiliar with our family created holiday, you can … Continue reading

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Oatmeal-Old

I came to the harsh realization yesterday that I have reached the Oatmeal-Old Age. No, I’m not at the Plain Oatmeal-Old Age, yet. I’m more at the Raisins, Nuts, and Brown Sugar Oatmeal-Old Age. Don’t get me wrong, I know … Continue reading

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A Trader Joe’s Christmas in Spring

As like most things, shopping looks a lot different in this time of COVID-19. Husband is the main grocery store shopper. He goes out as infrequently as possible, using curbside pick-up whenever possible. The list of places we shop has … Continue reading

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Nervous Pickles

me: Why are there spots of juice or something on the table? Cody: It was the pickle jar. It sweats ever time I open it – it gets nervous. Cody is a voracious pickle eater who has been known to eat many, … Continue reading

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Spreading Cheer One Cookie at a Time

Carter ran from door to door around our cul-de-sac, bags of freshly baked cookies clutched in his fist. He respected social distancing, knocking, putting the cookies down, and stepping away to wait and see if someone answered. If they did … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Celebrations Big and Small

Celebrations, big and small. We awoke to unexpected rain. Here in the desert, bonus rain is always something to celebrate. Husband and I walked the dogs while the boys road their bikes ahead of us. The cloudy weather made the … Continue reading

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