One Man’s Trash…

As much as I try, I just can’t seem to cook quinoa properly. I’ve tried various methods but it always ends up badly. Instead of individual fluffy grains, I get a big gloppy mess. Too much water? Overcooked? Who knows. Even when I follow a recipe to the letter, it’s a disaster. This past weekend […]

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Grocery Lists

Every weekend, I have a ritual. I sit down with a scrap of paper and a pen, and plan a week’s worth of dinners. My husband HATES this part of the weekend, mostly because: 1. He thinks it’s completely insane to plan Thursday’s dinner on a Saturday or Sunday. (If he had his way, he’d […]

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What is the World Coming To?

I just saw this and it pissed me off enough to get me off my ass and back in the posting game. Seriously? Kids need a special potty seat with an iPad holder to help them learn how to use the potty? They can’t just sit there? Fucking ridiculous. How on earth did people learn […]

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In Defense of Daycare – Part I

Second only to “to breastfeed or not to breastfeed”, the choice to put your child in daycare ranks at the top of the “mom guilt” ratings scale. I think every mother envisions themselves baking cookies with their child or doing crafts at the kitchen table, wiling away the afternoon hours and reveling in the thought […]

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