04 February 2021

Baked Spanish Tofu

The hardest part of this recipe is keeping snatchy (and probably grubby) little fingers off of a hot pan when I take it out of the oven. Extra bonus points for being vegan!

25 January 2021

The Struggle is Real

The current bookends to my son’s day. I know he’ll get over it someday and I’m sincerely hoping the next phase is just as entertaining.

18 January 2021

Dot dot dot

100% unabridged from the original conversation. My daughter thinks this story is hilarious and is sure you will too.

22 December 2020

Gingerbread Cookies with Juniper Berry Glaze

These are a regular winter staple in our little dragon household. They are easy to make, fun to decorate, and super yummy for dragons of all sizes.

24 November 2020

Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Ginger

If your kids are like my kids, they won’t like this sauce at all. Which is fine because it’s not for them! This is an adult’s cranberry sauce with a gingery zing, the warmth of cinnamon, and the sweetness of orange. It’s absolutely not to be wasted on the picky haters.

10 November 2020

Ginger Chicken Glop with Sweet Potatoes

This is the soup I crave when I’m feeling sick or cold or craving comfort food. The rice makes it thick like a gumbo and the ginger gives it deep warmth. As for sweet potatoes: well, I never need a reason to put sweet potatoes in anything.

29 September 2020

Bait and Switch

Learn how to butter up your mom with in two easy steps, as demonstrated by my eight-going-on eighteen-year old.

21 September 2020

Never Ever!

When faced with a command that he doesn’t want to execute, my son often responds with his own version of reverse psychology. I’m not sure it’s working for him but it is funny.

14 August 2020

Riding in Cars with Kids, Pt 2

Subtitled: What Goes Around Really Just Keeps Going Around. Absolutely based on a true story.

09 August 2020


Apparently it only takes 7 years of coaxing to get a kid to realize that guacamole is delicious. And then it only takes a couple more days for said kid to demand guacamole pretty much all the time.