Honey Almond Granola

We threw an impromptu breakfast celebration today in honor of my boss’ birthday, so I made a great big batch of Honey Almond Granola to bring in along with some fresh sliced strawberries… Continue reading

Breakfast smoothie

I am a huge smoothie fanatic. I’ve always liked them, but recently purchased a fancy new blender which made me LOVE them. I have one every morning for breakfast and sometimes in the… Continue reading

Taste of summer

This weekend was one of those rare weekends when we didn’t have some place to go – a party, an event, an out-of-town trip – so we did only what we wanted to… Continue reading

Reflections on Mom

Came across some questions I asked Mason at age 2 and his answers. Just for fun, I asked him the same questions now, at age 6. Funny how much things change – and… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Recently Mason’s been into inventing new meals. There was the ketchup sandwich. This was soon outdone by the Chicken Nugget and Beans biscuit – “first you take a biscuit, then you put butter,… Continue reading

Faith Converging

In March, I learned I have a rare genetic disorder effecting my endocrine system, and resulting – mostly, but amongst other things – in an over 90% chance of developing thyroid cancer. The… Continue reading

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

  I know what you’re thinking. Aww, what a cute little kitty! or Wow! What a cool looking cat! Well, I’m hear to tell you his name is Whiskers (or Whiskey, or Whiskey… Continue reading

Coconut Almond Crusted Tilapia

(from http://www.familyfreshcooking.com) Seafood has always been one of Mason’s favorites. We usually keep it simple – salmon with salt & pepper on the grill or tilapia baked with lemon and garlic. This recipe… Continue reading

Young Love

Mason: Mom, one time she (girl at school) kissed me on the nose! So I pushed her away. Me: Buddy, no matter what it’s never ok to push somebody. Mason: But Mom, she… Continue reading

Potty Break

Stopped at a Dunkin Donuts off the highway to use the bathroom. From the stall next to me: “Mom, when you’re done can you come over here & help me read what it… Continue reading

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