Nobody but mama puts baby in the corner

It’s amazing how fast the house can go from tidy and peaceful to chaotic and cluttered with towering piles and overflowing boxes and baskets. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been tackling one small area at a time, and working with the other members of the family on developing a daily maintenance practice. It’s amazing [...]

Open hands and open heart

One of the most magical things about blogging all these years is the amazing people who have come into my life. People I would have not had the opportunity to meet otherwise because they live in other regions of the country and the world. I’ve also made connections with some remarkable folks who live just [...]

Homemade oat and honey granola

I have no idea why I have been forking over between $5 and $7 for organic, too-sweet, too-many ingredient bags and boxes of granola for so many years—granola that tastes, in a word, meh. I guess I didn’t realize how easy it is to make the perfect blend of just exactly what my family’s palate [...]

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes to die for

More cupcake awesomeness happening over here. I wanted to do something yummy for St. Patrick’s day to bring to work. Corned Beef and Cabbage? Not cubicle friendly by any stretch of the gastroimagination. Beer might help, but is probably not allowed. Sweets are always appreciated. Then I saw this post and knew I had to [...]

The Able Hands Photo Project

It took a few days longer than I expected to announce my new project, but did you know that it’s really hard to take a picture of your own hand in action? Especially when you don’t know how to use the timer function on your camera (or if there even is one)? Really hard. I [...]

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