Archive for January, 2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Five Day Weekend

Griddled English muffins for this snow day

The last several days have been a whirlwind of cold and wind and snow but we have somehow managed to keep warm and power through. I could not have done it without the five families that either took in or sent over some or all of their children to entertain/be entertained. It kept us all sane.

Otherwise, I spent the time cleaning out the fridge making a number of worthy recipes to keep our bellies full. These recipes are fridge cleaning powerhouses!

Recipes that are good: 

Lentil Soup with Ham– I cut the recipe by half but still added the whole 7 cups of stock, maybe more. Very tasty and I used up the last of some luncheon ham, the ends of containers of brown and green lentils, and an opened bag of kale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

I’m So Tired

Grateful to have everyone healthy again and for the good weather today. A good night's sleep would be icing on the cake.

So very, very tired. Bennett had a cold, Avery had a cold and neither of them was sleeping. It seems that we’ve seen the worst of it. I know because I noted how many times I asked Avery today to please sit down or to please stop doing that. I didn’t have to say that at all yesterday. I’m so glad everyone is getting better and that the weather today was good but man, I could use some sleep. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Walk In The Woods

It’s not like an official resolution or anything but I need to move more. We all do. And the weather’s been so nice this winter (except for the polar vortex business) so we’ve been hiking our way around Gunpowder. It’s the best Baltimore area state park in my opinion. It has everything and it’s the place Read the rest of this entry »

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Saturday, January 11th, 2014

A Teeny Tiny Puppy Kitty Party


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Sunday, January 5th, 2014


It was a busy awesome weekend. I can’t believe that I’m the parent of a sever year old. Seven. It’s crazy. We tried to make it special and keep it low key and I think she enjoyed her special day. It was a special weekend, really. Friends and fun. Fantastic. Read the rest of this entry »

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