Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Category Archives: cooking
Since Bull is only seven he’s not quite as adept in the kitchen as the older children. He still loves to cook though, so Tuesday nights have been designated as the time for the little boys to assist with making … Continue reading
This January when I sat down to do some planning for the next semester I decided that I needed to just schedule some things that I kept aspiring to but never accomplishing! One of these was to have the … Continue reading
It must be fall. All of a sudden, we are eating soup again, and the oven is doing double duty as a house heater and cooking device (I will confess to having turned on the heat for an hour or … Continue reading
It’s Spring! Time for Yard Work, and Planning My Trip to Virginia and the HEAV Convention (with a Giveaway)
It’s April and time for me to plan my annual trip to Virginia! I’m so excited to be spending a bit more than two weeks visiting friends and family (including a visit to my sister at Poplar Spring Farm) and … Continue reading
He’s three and he loves to “be the kitchen helper” but what can he usefully do? Quite a bit actually. He saves me a lot of steps! He: Fetches things- most cans have pictures so he can … Continue reading
One of the things I’ve been working on this fall and winter is having the big kids prepare a complete meal every week or so. They can both read and have been helpers in the kitchen long enough that … Continue reading
Tomato soup! So warm and wintery and so easy to make from scratch! Start with two small onions and a few cloves of garlic. Chop and sautee in a neutral oil like corn or sunflower. Add a generous amount of … Continue reading
So here we are. Almost Lent and we’ve been up here a year and I’m thinking it’s time to start having weekly suppers again. I don’t really want to commit to doing it all the time (we’ll have to … Continue reading