Caramel Pretzel Cookies: Whom do you thank during the holidays?

When best friend CY began teaching, I pulled her aside, and told her, “When the holidays come, every single year, make sure you remember the custodian as well as the secretaries of your school. Your remembering them during the holidays is important.  Show them your appreciation.” This was a lesson I learned when I was … Read more

Salted Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars: When predictable suddenly isn’t

After surviving and dealing with Daughters who have gone through wiggly teeth and baby teeth loss for the past 4 years, I was surprised to find myself surprised about Son’s wiggly tooth.  I think my surprise came from my general thinking that Son is more of a baby than he really is.  When he announced … Read more