Chicken Corn Chowder

Day two of 12 Days of Oscar brings us another film that was nominated for but did not win an Oscar.  The 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada features Anne Hathaway as recent college graduate Andrea “Andy” Sachs.  Andy takes a job as the junior personal assistant to Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), the editor-in-chief of fashion… More Chicken Corn Chowder

Potato Leek Soup

While the Winter Olympics feature is winding down, today’s post brings us 1/4 of the way through the 12 Days of Oscar.  Today’s film is the third in this series that was Oscar-nominated but did not win.  Renee Zellweger was nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of the title character in the 2001 film… More Potato Leek Soup

Been Busy

Friday O had a baseball game and following that, the league’s annual Family Hot Dog Night.  Saturday morning started with a freezing cold and drizzly soccer game for M.  Saturday evening, we huddled in Rock Cats Stadium with many other spectators, wondering if the pouring rain was going to mean a cancelled game.  Lucky for… More Been Busy

Chicken Chorizo Stew

Some days when I pick up the kids from daycare, there’s a mom who compliments the green winter coat I’m wearing.  Last week we joked that I should enjoy it, because spring arrives this Wednesday and I won’t wear it much after that until next year.  Apparently we laughed too soon as Lane is currently… More Chicken Chorizo Stew