Hello, if anyone is still out there. It's been several years since I've posted. A friend recently asked me to write a short column for a local newsletter. I thought I might as well share it here, too. May your holidays and rides in the car be fun and memorable! xxxooo --R * * * … Continue reading Commuting with Kids
Secret ingredient chocolate chip cookies
A couple weeks ago when I was in Washington, visiting Jim's parents, my sister-in-law introduced me to a new secret ingredient that she adds to her chocolate chip cookies.
The driver on the bus
Every night, when I put the girls to bed, they each get to pick a song we sing together. There are usually 3-4 in rotation, but tonight, they requested "Wheels on the Bus". I'm pretty sure they chose this song because they could draw it out with extra made-up verses. Wheels on the Bus has been … Continue reading The driver on the bus
The shamrock cookies that weren’t
A failed attempt at a family tradition and a rant at a Betty Crocker ad.
She was not afraid of mice | On raising brave girls
The disgusting truth is that the mice were starting a little nest behind our fridge made up of what else, but chewed up wine corks. So my drinking has finally become a problem.
Balance is a verb
Today I'm home with my little ladies who are still getting over being sick and kept me and Jim up all night long with their crying, coughing, demands for more milk and use of the good pillow (mine). The post I had wanted to share with you today isn't ready and this morning I was feeling … Continue reading Balance is a verb