Tag Archives: Cooking

Simple Sunday – Practice Thanksgiving 2013

There were twelve of us gathered around the table this year.  I took time throughout the meal to look, really look at the faces of my friends and family as they chatted and laughed and enjoyed the meal we all … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Playing with Fire and Cooking Quotes

Alright I will be totally up front with you all – the quotes and the pictures in today’s post have nothing to do with each other.  But whatever.  I do what I do. Yesterday morning we made waffles at Cody’s … Continue reading

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Of Fall and Feasts

It is that time of the year again.  There is a chill in the air, that even the sun’s rays cannot warm. The leaves take their final bow, step away from their partners twirling and swaying, to land gracefully on … Continue reading

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Mini Math Muffins

This year not only did I sign up to be one of the room moms in Cody’s classroom (something I vowed I would not do again) but I also signed up to help out with the school’s largest fundraiser, XtraMath.  … Continue reading

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Where Are You?

It is close to dinnertime.  I am in the kitchen cooking.  The pots and pans are being rattled, the water turns on and off, a timer beeps alerting me that something is done or needs to be checked.  I am … Continue reading

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My Attempt at Gourmet Baking

I am a nervous cook. I read and reread a recipe ad nauseum.  I set out the required ingredients before I start.  I am more that a bit compulsive.  Seriously people, I was well into my 20s before I stopped … Continue reading

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Happy Practice Thanksgiving Everyone!

The floors have been scrubbed, the carpet vacuumed.  The piles of life’s clutter – magazines, bills to pay, important school paperwork – have all been hidden in the back bedroom.  The extra leaf to the table has been added and a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Banana Bread

What do you do when you come home from a long weekend of camping to several ripe bananas?  Why, you make banana bread, of course!

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