Homemade graham cookies anyone? Homemade graham bread? Homemade graham burnt to crisps?!?!? Is anyone interested in something besides homemade graham crackers?…because that is what I have. It started, innocently enough, as I was reading a graham cracker box in the grocery store wondering, how so many ingredients made it into a simple graham cracker. I… Continue reading Homemade Graham Cracker Test No. 3,967
It’s all about yellow in our house. When one particular two-year old boy looks in the mirror in the morning. He reaches up to the top of his head, grabs his hair and says “yellow afro.” I feel for May, our “brown horse” because this same sweet little two-year old boy favors Flower, the “yellow… Continue reading Yellow Hair, Yellow Horse, Yellow Auntie Kate.
On Monday I went grocery shopping with the kids. It was around noon, Greyson’s naptime, which was my first mistake. My method for maintaining some sense of normalcy, going from one kid to two kids has been baby wearing. I set Greyson facing me in the cart where he normally sits, and put Jada in… Continue reading The Grocery Store Meltdown.
I have a lot of pictures of the food we make. In recent months, I also have started to acquire these pictures with a guest appearance. A sweet little brown arm, belonging to a sweet little blond-haired boy, that is now tall enough to reach table and counter tops. Oh the snacking possibilities. Happy Friday friends! Love,… Continue reading Photobomb.
I love summer fruit. Melons, plums, cherries, grapes, nectarines, berries, and peaches. It is an abundant season with plenty of fruit to choose from. I have run into a few problems with summer fruit though. 1) A lot of varieties are not easily packed (plums and peaches just get squished, in a bag!) 2) They… Continue reading Fast & Easy Peach Crisp
Our cupboards are officially stocked after spending all day Sunday hunting and gathering. Hunting and gathering at Costco, of course. It does seem like quite the trek with a two-year old and newborn. Oh my. It took Grey and I five hours just to go to two stores. Between nursing breaks, diaper changes, getting everybody in… Continue reading Roasted Vegetable Manicotti
We usually have a plethora of lemon cucumbers in the garden, (they’re our favorite!) this year we opted to grow a different variety, which were also wonderful.. They seemed to have a much shorter productive time than our lemon cucumbers usually do. We enjoyed snacking on fresh cucumbers and making recipes like our Mediterranean salad,… Continue reading Cucumber and Pita Chip Salad with Feta