Brownies and the Big One

It’s a rainy evening and baseball practice is cancelled. I decided to make brownies with the little boys. They poured, mixed and stirred. I baked and then we went crazy with sprinkles. They each had one before bed. Sadly, our creation must be put under lock and key in fear the big one, my 16-year… Continue reading Brownies and the Big One

One October Saturday Down South

I was texting this morning with my BFF, Laura, who now lives in Virginia, where it is currently 47 degrees. Brrrrrr. It is a gorgeous Halloween day here in North Central Florida... As I milled about this morning, thanking my stars I live here and not somewhere it is in the 40s, it occurred to… Continue reading One October Saturday Down South

Fun Food and the Backyard Toilet

Having young kids has its advantages. When your husband makes a sheet pan full of fish sticks, mini corn dogs, with a side of tater tots and Mac and cheese - it takes you back to your childhood. And then your eight-year-old informs you that while you were at work today, your three-year-old pooped in… Continue reading Fun Food and the Backyard Toilet