Category Archives: Food Glorious Food

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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Pie Day Bust

A lime green Otter Pop, a cup of Earl Gray tea, and a fever of 101+ – not how I envisioned Pie Day. This morning Cody and Carter got up before us like any other typical weekend day.  With a … Continue reading

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BEEP! BEEP! BEEP!

Humm, I thought as I slowed down my driving and cocked my head like a confused puppy, my car has never made that noise at me before.  Maybe it will just go away, my irrational mind rationalized. It was the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Blue Cheese and a Breakfast Menu

I have completed two of my eight weeks of full time student teaching.  It has been going very well and I am loving it!  It also leaves me feeling exhausted and with no motivation to do anything of much else … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Magical Taste Shop

If you had chanced to drop by our little house in the woods last week, you may have been surprised to discover that in the place where our house usually rests, you would have found what appeared to be a … Continue reading

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