So, our numbers are climbing. The election is still on-going, but it definitely looks like Biden is going to be our next president. I am so hopeful that he will be able to start healing some of the damage done by the last four years. Yes, I made a political statement there. If you disagree … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 32
I started seriously making my own broths out of a desire to always have broths handy for cooking and to avoid food waste. Yes, I said food waste. The ends of onions, celery, carrot tops, mushroom stems, and so much more can be great for flavoring broths. And let's not forget all the bones. I … Continue reading Broth
I can't blame my editor this week. He edited but I forgot to post this one until now. But here's another week of family meals during a pandemic.
We are going to deem this the Week of Pie. I don't mean the math figure. I didn't plan to go on a pie baking binge. It just somehow happened. I'll jump right in and tell you how. Thursday (10/15) - Okay, the pie doesn't start yet. It took us longer than expected the complete … Continue reading Quarantine Week 30
I'm a week behind in even writing this post. Some weeks, the diary posts are getting more difficult to motivate myself to write. That probably means they are getting less interesting for you to read as well. But I committed to memorializing our quarantine life this way, and I still believe it will make for … Continue reading Quarantine Week 29
It's October and feels like fall. While my husband is obsessing about fall foliage, I am obsessing on when I can fit my favorite hearty fall dishes into the menu rotation. Think all things soup or casserole. And since we have had success with at least three soups with the kid, I am really wanting … Continue reading Quarantine Week 28
Well, I still haven't moved my grill outside at the new place. But I am loving my new kitchen. All of my stuff fits, and there is still cabinet and drawer space available. It's awesome to be able to get to all of my stuff without going into storage or having it piled all over. … Continue reading Quarantine Week 27
Remote schooling has officially taken over our lives a couple of days a week. My husband and I negotiate the command center (this is his name for my desk because it is equipped with multiple monitors) on a daily basis depending on our work needs. We are still getting everything through curbside pick up or … Continue reading Quarantine Week 26
So, we've hit the third trimester of this thing...kidding. I wish I could say it would only last 9 months, and at the end we'd all get a beautiful reward. I'm just not sure that is how this thing is going down. But it would be nice. So our house is coming together. I have … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 24 – wow, 6 months!
So we've been packing most of the week. This is definitely a record for me with us finding a place and moving within a two week span. The actual move happens Monday, but I've been packing like a mad woman for the last 10 days. I actually planned out our meal menu through the move … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 22 – Getting ready to move