A Menu with GROW: A Method to Feed Your Family

Magnus with Tomatoes

A second week October Unprocessed menu that spends time considering food waste and the GROW Method from Oxfam International. October Unprocessed usually serves to get me thinking about the way we eat as a family. Today I’m sharing how we get our kids to buy in to unprocessed food on Eating Rules. The most common […]

Summer Pantry Challenge: Vacation Menu Edition

summer-pantry-challenge-zucchini

For the second week of the Summer Pantry Challenge, I needed to create a menu for an upcoming vacation we’re heading into. This menu came straight from the pantry to create road-trip snacks and cabin meals for us. We’re planning our yearly trip to the great northern wilderness (also known as the Boundary Waters Canoe […]

The Monday Menu: December 21, 2009

San Francisco John

San Francisco with John Bolten (pictured above with Ole) is behind me, and Operation Christmas Cookie 2009 is underway. Right. Now. My sister is stuck here until it commences…on the 23rd. All right, so I’ll let her go home soon. Accomplished: 6 batches of dough, rolled into balls and in the fridge; pecan teacakes; more […]

The Monday Menu: December 14, 2009

on its way down

I am here, or at least I was 3 hours ago, and my children? They’re home in the frozen tundra with my sister trying to stay warm. While it may not be warm here, it is not 5 below. I will not complain, even when it rains every. single. day. Just because I’m here in […]

The Monday Menu: November 16, 2009

kiwi

Goodness it’s been a busy week. First and foremost, I have some exciting news. A few weeks ago, Tanna from Complete Organizing Solutions asked me to be a regular contributor to her blog. Tanna is a professional organizer in the Nashville area, and her blog is dedicated to helping you become organized and clutter-free. I’m […]

The Monday Menu: November 9, 2009

kolanut

I’m done commenting on the craziness of working from home and trying to make time for life. Done. Someone commented on it today, and I realize that I may have been whining. It is possible. And while not without reason, I hate whining. Ask my kids how empathetic I am in response to a whine. […]

The Monday Menu: October 26, 2009

kumquat surprise

Kumquat’s face says it all. I managed to do it. We went to an apple orchard. We took pictures in the leaves later that day at the park. We painted pumpkins. Seasonal activities abound. I may not have cleaned my house this weekend, but I did get all of the grocery shopping done and found […]