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How Henry eats his veggies: one picky 1 year old’s menu

How Henry eats his veggies: one picky 1 year old’s menu

It drives me crazy that my child won’t eat a balanced diet. Let’s just start there. In theory I know that kids are often picky, heck I was, though that was mostly my sister’s fault. I copied everything Venise did and she remains to this day […]

REPEAT Pizza Rolls

The Seahawks have done it again! With the help of a whole lot of 12s the Seattle Seahawks are going to the Superbowl for the second year in a row. I will be the first to admit I am not a huge football fan. When […]

12th Man in a Blanket Recipe

Nothing says family bonding to my mom’s side of the family like football, lil’ smokies and nanny rolls. Whether it be Christmas or a family reunion, these three items are usually a part of the festivities. Of course, being from Seattle, when it comes to […]

Ross’ Homemade Butter

One of the best things about living off the beaten path is the access to real food. I love the fact that I never have to put eggs on my grocery list and that rather than having frozen pizza as our fall back plan we […]

I think I Can, Can, Can, Part 2: Homemade Canned Applesauce

This weekend found me trying to channel my inner-housewife and can homemade applesauce. I found out that canning is wicked stressful. I now understand the 1950’s woman’s dependence on barbiturates. What helped most was thinking of Nanny (yup, we like to talk about her a lot ’round here!) […]

It’s Almost Summer- Berry Cheesecake Parfaits

As part of my annual “omigosh it’s almost summer!” freak out, I have been snatching up berries whenever they are on sale. I can’t wait until August when I will be able to pick the deep red, incredibly sweet little strawberries that grow here, so I made […]


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