One of these is not like the other.

Did you know that a food processor is not the same as a blender? Spoiler alert: They are not the same. At all. I've been in the market for blender for some time, and anyone who knows me knows my struggle with the current blender I have. It was a great blender for its intended … Continue reading One of these is not like the other.

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Pan Seared Chicken Thighs and Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms, with Roasted Butternut Squash.

Y'all, I made that! I did. I made it all by myself! I struggled with trying to figure out how to cut the butternut squash into "2-inch wedges", so I just opted to cube them, but I made that meal. The whole thing. Even the mushrooms, and I hate mushrooms. My family loves them, but I … Continue reading Pan Seared Chicken Thighs and Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms, with Roasted Butternut Squash.

One Day.

Parenting is a balancing act. Not a juggling act, but a balancing act. Balancing requires finesse. Unlike juggling, which makes other think you're having fun, balancing requires a person to be poised and calm. There is a sense of regality with balancing. "Look how perfect I am, because my spine is straight and this book … Continue reading One Day.

Reinventing the Wheel, Otherwise Known as, “Let’s Go To Ikea! That sounds like a great idea!”

I'm a poet and I didn't know it. And Ikea was a terrible idea. I don't know if it's because the kids are out of school and have been for what seems like years and I just needed to get out of the house come hell or high water, or if I just get sucked … Continue reading Reinventing the Wheel, Otherwise Known as, “Let’s Go To Ikea! That sounds like a great idea!”