Posted in February 2013

Taco Night

Taco Night

Tacos are one of the few dinners that I can make that my entire family eats. They may not all eat all parts of it, but I do not have to fix something special for each of the kids.  Our taco night menu has been evolving and one of the best new additions is a … Continue reading

Go Read These Things

Go Read These Things

While I’m on the subject of kids: There are a couple of fantastic moms that are raising children older than mine that give me hope that things don’t have to be as scary as I think they will be when my kids hit middle school or high school. Linda from All & Sundry and The … Continue reading

Kids, Man

Kids, Man

Let’s talk about kids for a minute. I have three of them and truly, they are three of the best humans I have ever met. I am totally biased by biology, I recognize this. But (to me) they are the cutest, prettiest, most intelligent little beings. It is one of the most fascinating things I … Continue reading

It’s Friday, I’m in Love

It’s Friday, I’m in Love

Happy Friday! Here are just some random, only semi-food related thoughts for today: Over on Food Lush I wrote about this easy yummy lunch I make with quinoa and a fried egg. I wanted to add two things: I usually make a batch of quinoa, keep it in the fridge and heat it in a … Continue reading

Yummy, Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Yummy, Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

I make a lot of soups. Particularly in the winter, but really all the time. Piano lesson night has become soup and baked potato night. The kids’ lesson is from 5-6, so it’s too early to eat dinner before we leave, and there’s not enough time when we get home to start to prepare something. … Continue reading

What’s For Dinner?

What’s For Dinner?

Tonight? (ok, last night) Lentil Soup from Giada De Laurentiis I have a head cold and it’s cold and cloudy and I’ve already eaten too many leftover Super Bowl snacks. So tonight I wanted something warm, yummy, simple and healthy. Oh and one that didn’t require a trip to the store AND that I could … Continue reading

Dinner Time

We cook dinner at home most nights. Well, really every weeknight. We’re not take out people or take-the-kids-anywhere-in-public-for-dinner-on-a-weeknight (dear god no) kind of people. And we like food, we like delicious food, so often that takes a little more time than something easy and convenient. If I’m well-organized and have planned for something easily prepared … Continue reading