This post was first written in 2014 as a way to work through with the sale of our house and the chaos that comes with that process. Please read this and this to follow along with my “writing as therapy” posts. What a perfect summer night in the desert indeed. We had just finished a delicious dinner (thanks A!) and Continue reading Oh, what a night!
This past week has been a bit cool, rainy, and, dare I say, downright Fall-ish. Thus, I was in the mood for some comfort food and apparently so was the rest of my family. And since I have been quite food-focused lately, I figured I would share one of our family’s all-time favorite recipes–Chicken and Noodles. This dish is considered Continue reading Chicken and Noodles
Popcorn is such a versatile snack that is found in just about any grocery or convenience store. Butter? Movie Butter? Salted? Natural? Or just about any flavor you can imagine from Popcornopolis (not an affiliate link), which happens to be our favorite “good eats” splurge. While these are yummy versions of an always-on-hand treat in our house, sometimes the kids Continue reading Popcorn Perfected
Happy National S’mores Day! What could be better than sweet chocolate, gooey marshmallows, and crispy graham crackers? Not much. And since we have some version of s’mores ingredients in the pantry on just about any given day, we try our hand at variations from the original to the decadent. Here are a few of our favorite ways to s’more it Continue reading Gimme S’mores
Last year, as a way to clear my head while dealing with the demise of our washer and the stress it caused, I wrote the following article about my experience. Since we are a large, busy family, I try to maintain a tight order in our home, but it was very overwhelming for me to see dirty clothes pile up Continue reading When your washer dies and you still have laundry to do