10 Tips to Help Your (American) Kids Eat Everything

10 Tips to Help Your (American) Kids Eat Everything

Growing up, it was a running joke that any extended family gathering revolved around food.  A long and late breakfast was followed by a multi-coursed lunch, and shortly after was a gourmet dinner, either cook…
Beachy

Beachy

This weekend, we headed to a nearby beach for a day - our first of the season, and oh, it was the best.  There was water playing (warm enough for even this wuss to get in past her knees) and sand playing and …
Caprese Pasta Pomodoro

Caprese Pasta Pomodoro

I kind of have a thing for perfectly ripe tomatoes.  As we've tried to eat more seasonally the last few years, I generally try to refrain from purchasing them during off months.  This also means that I pu…
10 Months

10 Months

Kina baby, Happy 10 months!  I'm simultaneously amazed that you are almost a year old, and shocked that you haven't even been with us that long.  I can't believe how big you're getting and how…
Gobi Masala (Indian Cauliflower Curry)

Gobi Masala (Indian Cauliflower Curry)

My family is from South India, and North and South Indian foods are surprisingly different. So much so that those from different sides of the country have a bit of a chip on their respective shoulders about w…
Nursing Wardrobe Essentials

Nursing Wardrobe Essentials

I often commented while I was nursing Nat that I felt it was easier dressing a pregnant belly than it was to dress while breastfeeding.  You need easy access but still good coverage, some layers but not too m…
I Scream

I Scream

I think people sometimes think I'm kidding when I tell them it's one of Dan's life goals to have a deep freezer, mostly for the purpose of ice cream storage.  They would be wrong. Somehow, it just…
Crafty crafty

Crafty crafty

Today's thoughts are c/o the originality gallery and mostly are that summer weekends are the best. Blueberry picking, a little friend's baptism , practicing a violin duet for church, going to church, w…
No-Bake Strawberries & Cream Pie

No-Bake Strawberries & Cream Pie

Remember how this weeknight vegetarian series was, in large part, motivation for me to plan meals ahead of time?  Well, I am nothing if not very on top of all the things, and thus waited until 45 minutes befo…
Summer Travels: East Coast

Summer Travels: East Coast

Oh, hello, Interworld!  Nice to see you again after a gloriously unplugged week (glorious except for the 8 million emails to which I returned. that was not glorious.).  And because everyone loves pictures of …
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