April 2016

Vegas Baby, Vegas

April 27, 2016

This past weekend, I headed off to Vegas for my 4th Blathering, that fabulous gathering of internet lovelies that I look forward to every year. It was…questionable, for a while, whether or not I was going to be able to go, but we found a way to make it happen, for which I am eternally […]

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Sunday Snippets

April 17, 2016

So this week clearly didn’t make the “blog 4-5 times a week in April” challenge. In my defense…well, no. I could have made time, but I just focused on a lot of other things instead. On to the next week! *** A friend of ours from college died unexpectedly last week. We hadn’t spoken with […]

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April 11, 2016

Some recent kid-isms & funny moments: “Mommy! Guess what? I tried chard today at school, and I LOVE IT! Can we get some chard?” *** Setup: kid has picked out about 6 stuffed animals to sleep with. 4 of them are “kids,” 2 of them are “mommy & daddy.” All stuffed animals have to be […]

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Optimistic and hopeful

April 8, 2016

I said this on Twitter, but it bears repeating for posterity on the ole blog: I’m unusually and happily optimistic right now. I have this vague sense that something good is RIGHT around the corner for me–what, I don’t know, but I feel like it’s there, just waiting–and I am fairly rolling around in the […]

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Cilantro Lime Rice

April 6, 2016

A few weeks ago, we had 6 *pounds* of carnitas thanks to a rockin deal at the store. I love carnitas, (obviously), but I actually found myself tired of tacos, burritos, carnitas nachos, and eggs with carnitas after about a week. So, I decided to try and replicate a Chipotle burrito bowl. And, as anyone […]

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