Father’s Day: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

For Father’s Day, I decided to give my husband the gift of eternal life! …in the form of these super nutrient-rich cookies! (He’s not vegan, but I lucked out with a guy who is really into the idea of a plant-based diet as long as it includes hamburgers, too.) I thought I’d share my recipe,… [read more]

Writer’s Block of Chocolate

Today, I don’t feel so much like writing. I think I wrote too much at work and used up all my words. Instead, I feel like eating chocolate. And that shouldn’t be a problem because I just replenished my stash. I love chocolate….and it loves me, too. Know how I know? There’s a love poem… [read more]

The Monday haps.

It’s a yucky Monday, but I sure ain’t complaining. I pumped over 14 ounces before noon today! It seems that cosleeping, Mother’s Milk tea and round-the-clock pumping work wonders for a dwindling milk supply. Many, many thanks go out to my La Leche League leaders for telling me that the dip in my supply was… [read more]

Cloth Diapering: The Adventure Begins…

Yeah, baby! Our first shipment of cloth diapers has arrived! Let the games begin… I will admit without shame that I am intimidated. No doubt. The thought of swishing these things around in a bucket full of vinegar and poop is not helping me sleep easy at night… Little did I know when I first… [read more]

On Cause and Effect

That seems like the most appropriate title to describe the myriad of things going on in my life right now… I haven’t blogged in two days, and I feel like I’ve been out of touch forever! It was only supposed to be a one-day break, but more on that later… Minimizing my negative impact on… [read more]