Winter Wish List (2012 / 2013)

Winter came in with a bang this year with a snowstorm delivering 20 inches of snow in some areas of my town. While I look forward to a White Christmas, let’s think about the winter season ahead and make some goals and wishes for the season. Things to Do blow bubbles outside and watch them freeze Ring in the new year – I want to … Continue reading Winter Wish List (2012 / 2013)

Simplifiying and Decluttering: The Kitchen Counters!

I’ve been following along with some of my favorite bloggers as they declutter and simplify their living areas. Both Simple Mom and Modern Parents, Messy Kids are tackling their kitchens right now and I was thrilled for a chance to tackle some of the problem areas in our kitchen. Yesterday I showed you some of my progress with our food storage cabinets. Today I tackled … Continue reading Simplifiying and Decluttering: The Kitchen Counters!

Hiding Indoors : An impromptu Tea Tasting Party For One.

This morning we had our first significant snow of the season. Nothing like the snowfall that Massachusetts saw Halloween weekend, but enough that snow was actually touching the ground and staying there. It was mixed with rain and heavy wind that was so loud you could practically HEAR how cold it was outside. I’d been planning to take BB to the mall for another early … Continue reading Hiding Indoors : An impromptu Tea Tasting Party For One.

Recipe: Vegetarian French Onion Soup

This French Onion Soup recipe is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. It’s a little different from most French onion soup recipes because it uses soy sauce instead of beef broth – though we aren’t still doing a Vegetarian diet, I actually prefer this version to the traditional recipes. It’s also one of the most inexpensive meals in my repertoire as most of the … Continue reading Recipe: Vegetarian French Onion Soup

Book Review: Eating for Beginners by Melanie Rehak

I just finished reading EATING FOR BEGINNERS, a new memoir by Melanie Rehak who you might remember from her book Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Woman Who Created Her. In this book Rehak explores all the places food comes from, trying to really understand the choices she is making when deciding what to eat (and what to feed her picky toddler). She joins the … Continue reading Book Review: Eating for Beginners by Melanie Rehak