Just as I Am

Driving to work this morning, husband and toddler at home, window rolled down to enjoy these first warm days of spring and the blue sky filling the windshield, I was transported back to a moment. A moment with my sister … Continue reading → ...more

Thursdays: my day

Ever since after my ectopic pregnancy last summer, my husband started staying home with Alice once a week. Prior to that, I had been taking her to work every day, and I had reached a breaking point–it was too hard. … Continue reading → ...more

The pregnancy journey . . . boy versus girl, or #2 versus #1?

This pregnancy has been so different from my pregnancy with Alice. I’ve been wondering how much of that is my slightly different lifestyle (less walking and more driving, less–read “no”–yoga classes, more Kraft macaroni and cheese), how much is because … Continue reading → ...more

Is it a 30′s thing?

I feel like my 20′s were a time of exploration, possibilities, adventure. Making a choice wasn’t going to be ‘forever,’ and there was just a feeling of looseness about everything. We tried to make some money, have some fun, and … Continue reading → ...more

Writing and making babies

Dear readers, wow. I’ve been MIA for way too long. To fill you in on why ....more

Porcupine Meatballs

It’s a rainy day outside (rare in southern Arizona), my babies are BOTH napping, I’ve got some relaxing classical piano music playing…. Just the right moment to throw together one of my favorite comfort foods for dinner later today, Porcupine … Continue reading → ...more

Organization Station

I’ve been derelict in my blogging duties–more on why very soon. But in the meantime, my sister Erica has come to the rescue and has written this post! Take it away, blondypants! ...more

GIVEAWAY–Red Gold tomato kit

Hey guys! Red Gold sent me a lovely little kit with various flavors of diced tomatoes, a bright red apron and a wooden spoon (a nice wooden spoon too–thick and smooth and ready to stir some large pot of stew … Continue reading → ...more

Nectarine-tinis with Mint

Post and recipe by Erica, my mahvellous sister. She’s a culinary goddess, so enjoy! ………………………………………………………………. ....more

Bourbon Cherry Ice Cream

Hey guys! So remember my awesome sister Erica? (see here, here or here for a refresher, to give a few examples) She’s a mother of two now, and an amazing cook, and she used her free time to grace us … Continue reading → ...more