Friday Flotsam

Summer kebabs

FAAAAAAAA reh deh. LET’S PLAY A GAME. You’re like, “Let’s not and say we did.” No, listen. My friends and I have played this game for years, and it’s sort of my favorite thing in the world. And I want to see if you get a gas out of it (not to be confused with […]

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Hey-La-Day-La, The Milkman’s Back!

Shatto Home Delivery Service - THE MILKMAN.

LIKE REALLY. A MILKMAN. A MILK. MAN. But let me back up a bit. A few Saturdays ago, we were headed out for a routine trip to our local nursery for a (YES, ANOTHER) round of garden plants. As we pulled away from the gardening center with our haul, I noticed this small, but bright […]

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Friday Flotsam

spring flowers in Madison, WI

FREEEDEEEEEEEEEEEEEE. We’re having our first backyard movie night of the year next weekend! You know what I just realized? How much I rely on emojis. Isn’t it crazy what those little images have done to our lives?! The communicative impact that a single image of a sun or a movie projector or a leaf or […]

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Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad / Bev Cooks

Isn’t May 18th the unofficial gateway to pasta salad season in my head? Thought so. I think I just came with your very favorite new pasta salad. I really do. I seriously do. Because it’s not BORING. Not to say other pasta salads are boring. That was rude. But you know how you get super […]

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My Mug Shots (Coffee Mugs! Simmer Down.)

My Mugs Shots. (Coffee Mugs! Simmer Down.)

Did you honestly think they’d let someone like me even cross the prison threshold? Please. Let’s talk about coffee mugs! Also known as, the cockcrow caffeine-carrying cauldron of cheer. But I’m not dramatic about it or anything. It all started, I want to saaay, two Mother’s Days ago. Aaron came home from work early on […]

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Friday Flotsam

Madison Capitol Building

friDAY. FRIday. FRIDAY. friday. Listen to this dream I JUST HAD 20 minutes ago. You’re like, “Not with the dreams agaaaain.” So I was at some big market thing. But it wasn’t just food. It was everything. Shops, restaurants, everything. Everything. (<–just kidding about saying everything 230 times in a row.) I think it was […]

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Chicken and Chickpea Soup

Chicken and Chickpea Soup

This SOUPomg. First of all, sorry about going blog MIA last week. I always think, “I can totally travel and work!” Uhhh, I cannot totally travel and work. Nope nope nope. I get too wrapped up in all the moments and all the people and (all the wine), and I forget all about this little […]

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Friday Flotsam

spring window

Fayrid. I mean Fydair. I mean Fiyadr. I mean Friday. I NEED TO ASK YOU SOMETHING. (you’re like, “whoa she’s just diving right in.”) And this is serious. Big time serious. Mammothy serious. Mega-mama-mouth serious. How often do you buy new bed pillows? Because I feel like I’m pretty good at this stuff! But yesterday, […]

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