The Reinstatement of Kisses and Tickles

Photo: This photo has nothing to do with the words below. It does, however, prove that I am killin’ it with my grill! You see that perfectly grilled ribeye over there!? Those grill marks on the homemade tortillas?? What?? Tonight? Fried rice with marinaded chicken and Taiwanese-style sausage. Yes, you should be jealous.   I am going…

Mellow Monday

Photo: My husband has a thing for stained glass, and whenever we visit my uncles in Maryland, he always took time to eye this pretty piece in their home. They have a lovely house that is contemporary to our farmhouse, built sometime around 1912, and they’ve been able to find beautiful antiques and items that…

Seasons Change and So Do Children

Photo: What are those, you’re wondering? Oh, no big deal… just real life raspberries growing in my freaking front lawn!! YEAH!!!!  Hopefully I’ll get some before the birds do! Yesterday, Ursa Major announced right after nap that he wanted to watch me cook dinner “because I’m your sous chef!” I didn’t really believe him but told…

Early Investments Pay Strong Dividends

Photo: At the Dentist’s office, two little bears stare out of the big bay window… I’m going through a really good Mama stretch and I just have to share because, first, I haven’t really written about my little bears in a while and second, because… I dunno… my blog needs more proud mama moments. It started…