Of Mess and Moxie: A Review

It’s a bit like coming down from a high, or how I’d imagine that would be if I had any experience in that department (I’m hopelessly square), coming to the end of Jen Hatmaker’s latest book, Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life. I listened to the audiobook, narrated by Jen…

A Working Kitchen

There was a period of time where I fancied myself a cook, which meant I cooked a full meal for my family of four couple of times a week, the rest of the time ordering out or slapping together sandwiches or spaghetti. Though you’ll never get me to admit that a good sandwich isn’t a…

Food

Clementines and coffee. The last of the Christmas Kringle danish and coffee. Asian beef and broccoli. Pot roast with apples, sweet potatoes, and prunes and an arugula salad. The second to last slice of that delectable danish. This is what I’ve eaten in the last twenty-four hours, starting from right at this moment all the…

Adventures in Foods and Foraging

I don’t work at all on Fridays. It’s wonderful. Three day weekends should be mandatory, in my honest opinion. Even better, today was beautiful. It was warm and green and sunny. I spent much of the morning out in the yard with M. while E. was at school. While he swung on the hammock and…