When the kids get too quiet…

Sometimes the silence is a bad thing. Most of the time it starts out as a welcome relief, but quickly leads to anxiety. Usually leaving them in silence leads to regretful messes, but lately it has turned out really well. My latest quiet time started after I took a big mommy risk- taking a phone call in…

How to Not Starve During Lent

Some people are blessed with the ability to be happy vegetarians. I am not one of them. So, when Lent rolls around, it is a serious sacrifice to plan well to make sure that Friday meatless meals happen. This recipe was from my mom, but became a new meal when an awesome Indian friend helped…

Bread baking means flour. Everywhere.

Are your baking skills at the “buy bread in bag” level? Do you forget to start dinner planning until lunch of the same day? Do you sometimes not have all your ingredients and have to run to the store in the middle of preparation? Good news– you can probably still make this bread! Yes, I (plus…