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Monthly Archives: July 2012
It’s the first day of school. Today yellow buses are rumbling through our neighborhood. You can hear their squeaky brakes and stiff doors open at each stop. Kids climb on the bus with their new school supplies and shiny backpacks, … Continue reading
Number of dill pickle quarts I canned this weekend: 15. Number of strawberry, raspberry lime jam jars I canned this weekend: 5. Number of canning jars broken: Zero, proof that miracles still happen. Number of times I’ve teared up at … Continue reading
I always feel bad for zucchinis. First off, most people (myself included) have a hard time even spelling the word. Two c’s or is it two n’s or both? Despite being incredibly prolific, zucchinis aren’t much celebrated in the culinary … Continue reading
Being a parent is one of the scariest things I’ve ever done. As a parent, three of the things I love most walk around in a dangerous world filled with germs, obstacles, and danger. I spend most of my day … Continue reading
It has begun. The summer bounty has begun its chaotic, frenzied dance of deliciousness. So much produce. So much abundance. The tomatillos are starting to make their appearance. They look so precious, busting out of their husks like that. Authentic … Continue reading
Breaking news! Rockstar/supermodel Eden was seen frequenting a local Indiana kitchen for lunch today. Eden, a Hooiser celebrity, rocketed to fame after her mother posted her wildly insane, five year old antics on a local blog: Bunkersdown. Here’s what Eden … Continue reading
This is the driest July in a hundred years over here in Indianapolis. The county where I live has recently banned all landscaping projects and lawn watering to combat the drought. Needless to say, everything that was once green is … Continue reading
Evidently my youngest has collaborated with Jane Fonda on some back-to-school looks for this fall. I thought I’d share the results with you. This next look is Jane Fonda mixed with Kate Moss. I asked Eden why she kept making … Continue reading
My youngest child no longer fits in the little seat on the grocery cart. Technically, she’s still thin enough to sit comfortably, but her legs are getting so long that they continually whack mine as I navigate through the produce … Continue reading