I mentioned in my last post that I had made a pie for D’s birthday. It was a lemon cream pie with fresh, warm blueberry compote, complete with homemade crust. It was a pie I had never made before but was quite confident I could make. But where did I get the recipe? From my … More Memories on Paper
We seem to not have seasons based on weather anymore. Our seasons are hockey (fall and winter) and baseball and soccer (spring and summer). Not to mention swimming lessons, gymnastics and piano. Our kids are active, which means school work is hastily done, meals are on the run, and scheduling and shuttling kids is never … More Ahhhh kids sports
As mentioned earlier, I made rhubarb dream bars today. They turned out fantastic. I think you could cut some of the sugar out of the mix and they would still taste great. Dress them up with some sifted confectioners sugar on top and it’s a pretty classy dessert. A certain someone recommended we serve it … More Rhubarb dream bars
Oh, don’t try to tell me that you all floss. Don’t tell me that you haven’t tried just flossing for a few days before a dentist appointment and watched your gums bleed like you’ve just murdered someone…in your mouth. Please stop bleeding, I need to go to work. I’ll make you a deal gums, you … More I draw the line at flossing. I’m a grown woman and I do what I want.
I am thankful. I have her and I will never take it for granted she is in my life. These words carry so much weight tonight as I read two tragic stories on Facebook from mothers I know. A girl I went to high school with took her teenage daughter to the hospital with what … More ‘Twas the night before Mother’s Day
I’m camping this weekend with my daughter. Kind of a Mother’s Day bonding weekend. She’s nearly seven and has just developed some attachment issues as of recently. I’m not sure why she has, but I thought this weekend would help. I live in Ontario. This time of year is pretty chilly at night and completely … More Good day to be a duck
Goose* – I’m rich mom Me – Oh really? Goose* – Yup, I’m rich in family and rich in friends. I have so many friends I must be rich. Me – Are you thankful? Goose* – Very thankful …and my heart melts. She’s six years old and understands something most people never get. *Goose is … More How my six year old defines rich.
During the week we try our best to just get dinner on the table by 6pm for the kids. Creativity in meals is put to the wayside during the week while we just opt to try and make something quick, nutritious and a something the kids will eat. I look forward to the weekend when … More Baking on Sunday