Monthly Archives: March 2014

Foiling the towel thief

First, it was Natter.  He couldn’t crawl – or toddle – past the oven without yanking down off the dishtowel and leaving it on the floor. Once he outgrew that phase, it was Rosebud, who would not only remove the … Continue reading

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The toddler’s soporific

Junior:  “I drink till I pass out.”

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It might be time…

It might be time to change your ‘Baby on Board’ sign when it’s so old and sun-bleached that it matches your vehicle. Just sayin’. Much better.

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Roasted Squash Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are all well and good… but for a truly delicate, pop-in-your-mouth seed, roast the ones from an acorn squash. First, scoop them out of the middle of the squash, and remove most of the goo. Then, boil for … Continue reading

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The Stair Strategist

The way of the toddler: “If I lay here on the stairs and pretend to take a nap, then the big kids can’t ignore me when they want to go up and play with Legos!” …and now, to test the … Continue reading

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Bacon & Maple

Acorn squash is a quintessential winter dish around here. I found some huge (head-sized!) squash.  Cut in half lengthwise, they roast up nicely in the oven when sprayed with oil and lightly salted and peppered.  It takes about a half … Continue reading

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More snow pics

They’re so HAPPY to have snow! Let the record reflect that Winter, this year, was on February 9th.

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