Category Archives: Uncategorized
I’d seen this recipe a number of times, and I’ve probably eaten my weight of candied orange peel more than once, but I was never inspired to make it myself until this year. Now, I’m sure I’ll be making it annually – it’s an easy recipe that doesn’t require a lot of hands-on time, and makes a gorgeous hostess or teacher gift. And with exactly two ingredients – citrus peel and sugar – it’s a handy alternative to baked goods for friends with food allergies or special diets. Continue reading
I don’t have any new Halloween costume tutorials ready for this year, but I’m learning a lot that I can type up for next Halloween. So here’s an encore presentation (doesn’t that sound better than ‘re-post’?) of last year’s costume ideas. Continue reading
I’ve been saying all year that homemade Christmas has to start early. Every time that I’ve waited until December to get started, the craft stores are picked over, all my weekends are booked with holiday parties, and I’m just too … Continue reading
What happened to September? It would seem I missed it while trying to catch up from August. Oh well. It’s time to get started on Halloween costumes! I gave Scooter an October 1st deadline to decide on a costume, and of the hundreds of ideas that she mentioned over the past several months (including Spiderman which I was way excited about), she has chosen… Ariel. The Little Mermaid. Sigh. Continue reading
There is a popular community message board for parents that I like to browse when I’m procrastinating(we all do it, right?). Sometimes I’m looking for a recipe, sometimes I’m looking for parenting advice, sometimes I just don’t want to do the dishes. When I saw a post titled, “How Do You Do It All?”, I clicked on it eagerly. Guess what I discovered?
No one does it all. Everyone has to let something slide. Continue reading