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I’m on a Lemon Kick

I’m on a Lemon Kick

I’m on a big lemon kick.  We recently bought these yummy little lemon Girl Scout cookies called Savannah Smiles.  I let the kids have a few, but I’ve since hidden them away for my selfish self. A while ago, I bought a dwarf meyer lemon tree on a whim at the local nursery.  I plopped … Continue reading

Homemade Sriracha

  My thai chili plant has really taken off.  Smartypants will be thrilled.  Spicy foods are a mainstay in our household.  We’ve had to take a step back and cook milder foods once our kids began eating the same food as us, but we have grand hopes to eventually train their tastebuds to take the heat. … Continue reading

Kumquat

Kumquat

There is nothing that accentuates a sense of home better than great neighbors.  All the more so in a world of automatic sprinklers and garage door openers that make it easy to avoid one another. One of our neighbors recently called me up and asked if I’d like a big bag of kumquats they had … Continue reading

4:30 PM

4:30 PM

4:30 pm. That’s when all chaos breaks loose.  The kids are at their finest.  Tug-of-wars blow up into World War III.  Somebody gets pushed off the chair.  Inevitably a crayon or pen is discovered, to the dismay of our kitchen floor.  Or some week-old cheerios on the floor is gobbled up.  The urgency to run … Continue reading