Our family is almost here, Aaron is inflating the blow up mattress and my house is spotless. Zen, people. Plus, dinner was ready before I could type “our family is almost here, Aaron is inflating the blow up mattress and my house is spotless.” I ain’t even kiddin’ y’all. Simple Garlicky Shells: What it took […]
I start a 3-day weekend tomorrow night. And you know what that means? BEAN TACOS. Alright, so maybe it doesn’t really have anything to do with bean tacos. The reason for the long weekend is that our family is headed to town to see us! You know what that means, don’t you? BEAN TACOS. Ok, […]
Have you ever wondered why parsnips are sold with a wax coating? Well let me tell you why. It’s to seal in moisture and increase the shelf life. Who knew!? Oh, you did? Oh. Well good thing I learned this so I didn’t end up serving chicken and parsnip wax soup to my husband and […]
With rain on the way and the last episode of Dexter Season 4, I’d say Monday night is shaping up to be a nice one. Not to mention the grilled steak salads on our plate. And the clean yoga pants I’m wearing. Grilled Steak Salads: What it took for two famished adults: * 1 pound […]
Aside from the 2 pounds of dehydrated zucchini chips that came from the blimp of a zucchini, Aaron was bit by the baking bug and had a loaf of warm zucchini bread fresh out of the oven by the time I returned from an errand. Martha, who is this man and what have you done […]
Yard tasks – check. House tasks – check. Eye roll directed at oversized zucchini – check. Dehydrator works double shift for both harvested peppers and zucchini – check. Never get out of yoga pants all weekend – check. Nap during football game – check. Look at ever growing leaf pile in front yard – check. […]
These little guys are one of the toppings for tomorrow night’s dinner. I can hardly stand it. Any ideas on what might be on the Monday night menu?
Our summer garden produced an obnoxious amount of produce today. While I was tactfully telling the garden that Halloween was next weekend, Aaron was tactfully telling me to chill and enjoy the free food. Men. When I say obnoxious I’m talking about a zucchini the size of a canoe, enough scotch bonnet peppers for 87 […]
There’s really nothing I can say here except it’s Saturday morning, the weather is divine, the Hogs play in a few hours and my hair is a mess. I’m so happy.
It’s always so nice to come home after a long day to find my husband busily stirring around the kitchen, various spice jars open, the rice cooker buzzing away and a simmering pot on the stove releasing scents of comfort. Of home. Of me not having to lift a finger. Tears I tell you. […]