Here's what we did when we saw a bunch of ripe apples dropping into a neglected parking lot near our home.
A pesco-vegetarian is someone who eats no meat except fish. That’s what we do when we’re at home and most of the time when we eat in other places. Here’s what we ate for dinner for four weeks in July and August. Normally I plan our menu up to a week in advance and do … Continue reading Four Weeks of Pesco-Vegetarian Dinners (summer)
Daniel is the lunchbox-packing parent in our family. He was in charge of grinding up leftovers for baby Nicholas to eat at childcare, and he has packed a lunch for Nicholas to take to school every day for the past three grades and to day camp every day for the past two summers. We love … Continue reading A Week of Vegetarian Lunchbox Lunches
Back in February, I received my second Liebster Award and was supposed to nominate 11 other blogs for the award. At the time, I found this difficult, because I don't read all that many blogs, and many of the ones I do enjoy are so obviously popular that they don't qualify for this award, and … Continue reading 11 Blogs Worth Reading
This is a controversial and confusing question. Some people go on and on about how parenthood melted their selfish hearts and made them realize the importance of devoting themselves fully to making their children's lives perfectly wonderful and completely safe. Other people go on and on about how children are hedonistic little leeches whose spirits … Continue reading Should Your Family Be Child-centered?
Apparently, yeah, if you let the eggs thaw a little, you can make totally normal scrambled eggs out of them. At least, I did. I guess I'd better clarify that I'm talking about chicken eggs. In our scary high-tech world, "frozen eggs" often means human egg cells that have been frozen for later attempts at … Continue reading Can you scramble frozen eggs?