Our oldest has been moody lately. Distracted. Preoccupied. I chalked it up to upcoming tween years, but was keeping an extra eye on her as well. She's a sensitive one, this child. Quite introspective- and so I thought, perhaps, something had been bothering her. Last night, as I helped her pick out an outfit for … Continue reading It’s really the easiest of choices, Sweetheart
Last night I documented (for posterity and anyone considering having a third child) what cooking with a toddler is like. This first picture is 10 minutes into cooking. I was able to focus and so was able to pound chicken breasts (tenderize and flatten) and get them in the griddle pan and snap the green … Continue reading Cooking with Toddlers
I really don't think I'll ever buy brown hair clips again. Maybe neon green. Or purple. Because this... Looks EXACTLY like this from anything over 3' away. And as proof.... Or blue? Blue hair clips wouldn't give me the twice weekly heart attack.
My husband and I were sitting in the backyard last weekend and noticed a black swallowtail butterfly flit around the potted plants. I told my husband it had been doing it for hours and when I went over and checked the parsley I called him over to see- a newly laid butterfly egg! And look- … Continue reading It was a beautiful day…
Why the “Plus?” Because sure, this is a piccata in that it’s got a sauce of butter, lemon, and capers, but it also has tomatoes and green olives too, and if you think that’s weird well just you… hey! WAIT, okay? I promise it’s good! And it’s my 10 year old’s favorite meal! And her friends … Continue reading Occasional Recipe Post: Chicken Piccata Plus