Menu Monday: A New Menu

So I don’t have a new recipe for you today.  Last week was sort of a bye week between menus for us.  This means that we just winged it for the week.  We’re back on our plan this week with our Spring menu.  This is the first menu that I created and it’s due for … [Read more…]

Menu Monday: Calzones

  Mmm. Calzones have to be one of my favorite Italian dishes.  I hunted for a recipe for a while and we’ve used a few over the years that weren’t bad.  Some used frozen bread dough which is convenient, if you remember to thaw your dough 24 hours in advance.   For a while we … [Read more…]

This Morning’s Chaos

As I write this, T and J are unloading the dishwasher; a choice not a chore.  No one told them they had to, it was suggested and they were excited to do it.  Putting all the dishes away required a three step step-ladder which caused a great deal of jealousy in the younger two and … [Read more…]


Ms P turns one this weekend and it’s kind of a bittersweet birthday.  It marks the end of an era in this chaotic household.  The era of babies is over.  There are things I will miss and things that I am glad to be done with. Things I will miss the feeling of holding and … [Read more…]

The kids

So it occurred to me the other day that I’ve forgotten to introduce my children; T, J, G, and P.  I’ve tried to write this post before but, if the kids and I have had a bad day, the descriptions of them tend to be, shall we say, less than flattering.  Today has been a … [Read more…]