I love being wife to my sweetie, mama and teacher to my three wonderful children, and friend to people near and far. I love to express myself through words. I blog to connect with others and so that someday, hopefully, my kiddos will understand who their mama was...way back when.
Monthly Archives: January 2011
11. watching my son emulate two of his dad’s traits: humor and compassion 12. the soft warmth of my daughter pressed against me in the wee hours of the night, sleeping safely after bad dreams. 13. snow falling again, canceling … Continue reading
This is a recipe that I make twice a year using our holiday turkeys. 1 turkey frame will make approximately 10-12 quarts of soup, so be sure you have plenty of freezer space! I’ve included how we cook our turkey … Continue reading
I drafted this post on July 22, 2009 and, for whatever reason, never finished the thought or pressed the publish button. Probably out of fear, ironically. So I’m publishing it now. Exactly as I wrote it. Including the dangling sentence … Continue reading
1. Morning hugs from my children. 2. A long skype call with a friend too far away to visit in person. 3. Quiet mornings with a warm drink. 4. Soft new snow blanketing the old and making the landscape brilliant … Continue reading
This broth makes a nice rich base which we use to brine our holiday turkey. It is also great as a base for soups and for enriching homemade turkey broth/chicken broth, etc. I originally used a recipe from Twelve Months … Continue reading
Awhile back I bought Abby a new leotard and tights for her ballet lessons. I bought them at Target. Then, I found some preferable ones at a local store. Our schedule being what it is, and my mind being what … Continue reading