Cake. NOW.

We threw a birthday party for my four-year old at a local kids’ venue. When she decided she was done with her meal, she looked down her nose at the poor sweet teenage staff member and said, “Cake. NOW.” My eldest has been challenging and debating with me constantly. Her instant response to anything I […]

18 years

The first 18 years of my life were filled with curiosity, imagination, and melodrama. Images run through my mind of my childhood and teen years with golden summer afternoons reading with my mom, delicious savory and sweet smells wafting from the kitchen where she made culinary magic happen daily; pre-dawn school mornings where I sat […]

Let it go, let it goooo!

My two-year old loves to belt out the theme song from “Frozen” at the top of her lungs.  I hear her in her crib some nights, lustily shouting, “Let it go, let it GOOOO!  LALALALALA.”  She also has a dress up box and drags it out to parade around the living room for company in […]