Just a Dream Away

In Olympics news yesterday, Yuzuru Hanyu won gold in the men’s figure skating competition winning Japan’s first men’s figure skating gold medal.  In the women’s skeleton event Noelle Pikus-Pace of the U.S. won silver, ending an incredibly emotional career on a high note.  The U.S. men’s curling team beat Germany 8-5, but was defeated by… More Just a Dream Away

No Ordinary Love

People are starting to think I’m having some kind of strange affair with my crock pot, I use it so often.  I know many people who only pull out the crock pot for jeans-and-hoodie-weather recipes.  I used to be one of them.  Every time the weather got colder, I’d reach for the crock pot and… More No Ordinary Love

On An Ordinary Day

Last year for my birthday, I made high heel cupcakes that we’re still talking about.  This year, I suspect Lane is handling dessert preparations for the occasion.  This morning M subjected him to a line of questioning about cake, concerned that because I’m the one who usually makes the cakes and I wasn’t planning on… More On An Ordinary Day

Hooray For Spinach

For the last week, I’ve been puppy (and kitty) sitting.  Cooking in someone else’s kitchen is one challenge; cooking in someone else’s kitchen while three pets are underfoot hoping you’ll drop something tasty is another. It means rummaging through drawers to find just the right utensil and opening cabinets to chase down more pepper while… More Hooray For Spinach

Pineapple Brown Sugar Cayenne Glazed Spiral Ham

If you’ve been reading for any length of time, you know that we are not a Christian household.  Without getting too into it, I hold one set of religious beliefs and Lane holds another, and the kiddos will decide what, if any, religion they subscribe to when they are older.  Despite being raised Catholic, Lane… More Pineapple Brown Sugar Cayenne Glazed Spiral Ham