Other What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays. I know, I know, we all have the best cookie recipe in the world. I have tried the America’s Test Kitchen browned butter chocolate chip cookies (before browned butter was a thing.) I have tried the legendary Neiman Marcus recipe that makes hundreds of cookies. I have tried my mom’s recipe,… Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Happy Birthday Cookies!
We took a different route on our way home this morning. 20 hours and 5 am with four kids are quite the interesting mix. But nobody can complain when you’re driving through Swan Valley, Idaho. The kids saw a river, which they nicknamed chocolate and sometimes poopy river. It kept them entertained. Then we saw… Continue reading From the ashes
Today I got to plant flowers with my sister in law, Kellie, in Idaho. She has a great and organized gardening set up, much like the rest of her life! And we are opposites in nearly every way, just like me and most of my friends are. The sun shone overhead finally after a week… Continue reading Flowers and little things
The truth Is hard to take and hard to share at times. Sometimes it’s the best medicine and sometimes it make things worse. Its a dangerous thing. I once told someone close to me the truth on things. It blew up in my face. And it didn’t resolve anything. So that didn’t work out. And… Continue reading Truth
Other Five Minute Fridays One of my favorite parts of this whole writing every day thing has been writing about moms. Every Monday, I write about different moms in my life. I love seeing how different they are from each other but I still love them all! And I love them for different reasons. Sometimes… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Mom
Other What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays I guess I have a thing for writing about our sweet little treasures in Iowa. Don’t you love when you walk into a place that smells like childhood? When I walked into Rockets this morning, I smelled childhood. Morning donuts mixed with the smells of coffee and café and vinyl seating. … Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Rockets
Obviously, I’m skipping Other Mothers Monday this week. My daughter Brooke came into the house the other day with a splinter in her hand. It was wedged in there pretty tightly. We told her to go take a bath and it would loosen and fall out. It didn’t work and she refused to let us… Continue reading Splinter