Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe

I have been accused of being a little too cautious when it comes to introducing solids to my son. My response? Well, I’ll let you guess. I care…really care…about the relationship my son has with food, so yes, I’m pretty careful. The way I see it, that’s my job as his mother, so he doesn’t… [read more]

If you don’t like you, who will?

According to Mothering Magazine, today is Compliment Your Mirror Day! Seeing as how Mothering is the absolute BEST magazine on the face of the planet, I figure it must be true, and that’s got me thinking about how very few compliments I’ve been paying my mirror lately. I’m afraid I’m falling into a really harsh… [read more]

Lovin’ our Luve! Baby Bathtime Giveaway!

Since becoming a mommy, my “bathtime” consists of a quick hop in the shower, just long enough to rinse away the drooly kisses, wayward drips of milk and splats of sweet potato that have accumulated on me throughout the course of the day, and then decide whether to wash my hair or shave my legs,… [read more]

The rest of the day has to be better, right?

Ugh! What a morning! Let me tell you one thing I know for sure: Automatic door locks are NOT as much of a convenience as you would think. I was at the gas station today, in the midst of a mayfly swarm, and I shut my door, only to hear a click and realize my keys,… [read more]

Rainy Day Squash Boats

I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care of… [read more]