Bold Turquoise

Aug 10 2011

Mission Organize 2011- The Whole Shabang!

As I’ve mentioned before, I have been trying to get as organized as humanly possible for this upcoming school year, in every aspect of our life, so that we can have as much success and as few distractions possible!  There are so many different things I have been doing that it would be overwhelming to… Read more…

May 11 2011

A soup by any other color…

I cannot blame him for having an immediate aversion to ingesting this, because to be perfectly honest, I had my own doubts. I purposefully ladled an unproportionately small helping into my bowl for fear that with the first bite I would spew it across the room and thus ruin any chances of my children ever… Read more…

Mar 25 2011

A decadent breakfast on the cheap

And by cheap I guess I mean if you are cooking for a crowd or you plan to eat it all week long, because you’ll be buying your ingredients in bulk from Costco! So, you probably want to know what we’re making- breakfast sandwiches, but on a whole new level! First of all, run yourself… Read more…

Mar 23 2011

More than just breakfast…

Four plates- three small, one large. Chipped and worn from years of use. Covered in cheddar-filled eggs, homemade biscuits and ham fresh from a local farm. It’s breakfast, nearly brunch, but it’s more than that. It’s a humble display of my love for these men that I live with. It’s me doing my job. This… Read more…

Mar 17 2011

There ain’t room enough in this kitchen for the both of us

Yup- that’s what I told The Carpenter when he attempted to enter my domain during prime cooking time today. And I meant it literally- there really isn’t room. My kitchen is comparable to the size of a postage stamp. Well, an express mail postage stamp, but a postage stamp none the less. And for this… Read more…

Mar 15 2011

Cooking on the Edge

I stared in bewilderment at these- And The Carpenter walked in the kitchen and asked, with an amused expression, as though there was no possible way that I could have remotely considered doing the opposite of what he was saying, “Did you buy shelled and deveined shrimp?” “No.”  I said, still staring, knife in hand…. Read more…