Hi, ya’ll! I mentioned on Friday that this baby is a girl (hooray!). I have been collecting baby quilt ideas, but I’m having a hard time deciding, so I’m asking for your help today. Last spring, my mom got me a small bundle of red-white-blue fabric off a sale table at Joann’s. It has flowers… Continue reading Baby quilt ideas- Please vote!
I had my anatomy ultrasound yesterday and it’s a…. girl! I went to the NEX to buy one outfit and almost left with the whole baby girl section. This is dangerous ground. Saturday night, we went to some friends’ house for a bonfire. We roasted hot dogs and s’mores and had great conversations. I know… Continue reading Friday’s pieces 10/27
I promise, this blog is not turning into a food blog. In fact, I have some sewing posts (like a lot!) coming up for you soon. But really, I’ve been raving about my meal schedule, and I figured it might be a helpful visual if I gave you a sample 2-week menu. You know, so… Continue reading A sample menu
On Friday night, we went to a cooking class hosted by the ladies at our church. We get together once a month, and the Italians teach the Americans how to make some traditional recipes. Of course we get to eat what we make (the best part?). We were extremely late because we had to take… Continue reading Pasta with potatoes
We finally did something on Saturday! Even though I was still coughing and blowing my nose and Tim was just starting to get sick, we still went to an apple festival. We bought some specialty honeys, some pepper/onion jelly, apple liqueur, and 3 kilos of apples, of course. Noah got to “meet” Mickey and Minnie… Continue reading Friday’s pieces 10/20
You know me, I love to read. I think (I hope!) that I’m passing that on to my son. I often check on him because of I’m suspicious of silence when he’s in the living room by himself, and I find that instead of destroying things, he’s sitting on the floor “reading”. He’ll bring us… Continue reading Favorite kids’ books
Last week, the day before I went grocery shopping, I sat down to write a menu for the next two weeks, and my brain was blank. Nothing. Nada. I decided it didn’t have to be that hard! I decided to try something a friend had been talking about. So I made up a meal schedule,… Continue reading Some meal-planning magic + new recipes