Monthly Archives: July 2012

Preservation: The Beginning

The other day, I got a slightly anxious message from my best friend, C.: “You need to call me because I am DROWNING IN PRODUCE.” A phone call later, I was able to easily diagnose C.’s problem.  She’s suffering from … Continue reading

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Bacon Brings Out the Naughty in Me

It’s not often you’ll see me talking about a specific product on this blog.  After all, when you’re trying to eat pretty cleanly and in a way that’s accessible to everyone, you’re basically going to end up being more lured … Continue reading

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Houseguests

You know what’s great?  Having wonderful houseguests. You know what stinks?  Having wonderful houseguests leave. We recently had the pleasure of opening our guest room (read: totally unswanky ½ of a finished attic, in which we plunked two beds) to … Continue reading

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Almost Kindergarten

I bet some of you will be surprised to learn that J. and I took the boys out for dinner – -to an ice-cream place. Okay, so it was Pinkberry…the very Crunchy Hippie Intellectual foodie version of ice cream.  But … Continue reading

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Real Food On the Road: Iceland, Baby! (The Finale)

Due to a small photo snafu, I’ve had to wait to deliver this final part of my three-post series on our Icelandic adventure.  (If you haven’t read parts 1 and 2, you may want to get up to speed.  If … Continue reading

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It’s a Miracle! Whip, That Is…

I’m going to say this really fast, and then we can all forget I said it, okay? Ireallylovemymom’spotatosaladanddeviledeggsandtheyaremadewithMiracleWhip. I can’t help it.  I positively HATE mayonnaise, and I’m really no bigger fan of Miracle Whip than I am of mayo … Continue reading

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Just Call Me (Not-So-Little) Miss Sunshine!

Wow, look what happens when I leave the country! While J. and I were in Iceland, our first tomatoes began to form in our incredibly neglected, novice backyard garden; L. lost his first tooth and learned how to swim; and … Continue reading

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