Category Archives: Food Glorious Food

Poor Man’s Parsley?

Tonight we ate salmon with basil butter, mashed potatoes, and green beans. Cody served himself a piece of the salmon which happened to have a large sprig of parsley on the top.  He was uncertain what it was, so he … Continue reading

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Bite Sized

Carterisms – cute, funny, and/or simply worth-remembering comments that come out of the mouth of Carter.  I write them for me, but think you may enjoy them as well. Yesterday Carter came home from school with his spelling test from … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle

Carter tried his hand at making scrambled eggs yesterday.  This is not his first time, but his interest in cooking had definitely increased. Apparently so has his use of spice.  For when he brought the scrambled eggs to the table, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins, Spice, and Everything Nice

Yesterday Carter and I made mini pumpkin muffins.  Cody was going to help us but when I asked him to get the necessary spices, he was so distracted by my unkempt spice basket he spend the entire time organizing the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Cookies and Cheese

This weekend Carter wanted to bake cookies with me. He decided on peanut butter with chocolate chips. After all the ingredients had been carefully measured and mixed – well, as carefully as an impatient eight-year-old boy can be – Carter … Continue reading

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Need some Milk to go with that Bowl of Red Blood Cells?

Breakfast conversation: It started with bran and our ignorance on the subject. Lately Cody’s favorite breakfast cereal is All-Bran.  I know.  It is a strange cereal to be declared anyone’s favorite cereal, much less a ten year olds.  I think … Continue reading

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Memories with a Side of Spice Cake

Tuesday would have been my dad’s 81st birthday.  It has been three and a half years since he died.  Cody was in Kindergarten and Carter was a preschooler.  Their memories of him, I’m afraid, are mostly built upon photographs and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Practice Thanksgiving, Year Fifteen

It started simply enough.  Fifteen years ago Husband was just Boyfriend and Cody and Carter were not even solid thoughts.  It was October 2001 and the thought that I had no idea how to make a full on Thanksgiving dinner … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Summer Pie Day and a Tetanus Shot

Yesterday we celebrated Summer Pie Day.  Stemming from National Pie Day, in January, we determined that a Pie Day celebration that occurs in the summer was needed due to the distinct lack of fresh berries in the winter months.  We … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Late to the Party

National Pie Day is on January 23rd.  As luck would have it, I was sick on the weekend we had planned to celebrate it with family and friends.  The following weekend after that was Super Bowl Sunday. And so it … Continue reading

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