Centerting a Universe

 Patience is a virtue, or so they say.  And so, virtuous I am not.  I am always waiting for something. Right now, its for this little tiny baby girl growing in my tummy.  I am so anxious to meet her.  To breathe in the scent of my newborn, to nurse her, to stare in awe at her perfect little fingers and nose.  To not be pregnant anymore, and just get on with it.  Get on with life, with getting to know this little being, with moving forward and finding a family groove....more

Brown Butter Lemon Bars

 If you know anything about my culinary passions, you know: 1. That I believe a little brown butter can make anything taste better.2. Lemon desserts do not pass these lips. 3. Ever.4. Never Ever.5. Unless...(see #1 above). ...more
I think I just floated up to heaven! They look delicious! And I might have to bake them this ...more


Today was a beautiful day in Missoula.  The kind of fall day that makes you believe that summer really isn't going to end and that snow couldn't possibly fly any day.  This is what I love and hate about Missoula.  It teases and taunts with its indecisive weather. ...more