Blueberry Crumb Cake: When the crumbs fall in your lap

After I finished my lessons today, Daughters came up to me and basically tattled on the behavior of Son, who had, in their words, behaved badly at the park, teasing and being unnecessarily mean to some younger kids who were complete strangers.  I was so shocked and stunned I couldn’t react.  Why would my sweet, adorable, little … 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

Chocolate Yogurt Cake: On my bike

At the beginning of the summer, I began the hunt for the bike of my dreams.  After 6 years of chasing my slow-moving-bicycle-riding children, I began to realize that perhaps having a bike of my own would be advantageous.  I told Husband my desire, and after a brief pause, he suggested that I begin looking … Read more

Lemon Mascarpone Torte: Sometimes you really just need it to be easy

My readers will notice I did not post much in June.  That’s because June turned out to be the craziest month of all time for me with a teaching schedule that went completely haywire, with multiple school districts with different calendars letting their students out at varying times, which affects me because suddenly half of … Read more