When it comes to those I love, I'm a card-carrying member of People Pleasers International. This isn't exactly a good thing, because it means that I tend to contort myself in all sorts of ways to ensure that everyone is happy - not necessarily acting in their best interests, you understand, but trying to make them… Continue reading True Confessions Tuesday
There is no menu here in Maeve's House of Sickness. None. Actually I'm the only one who is sick, but since I AM the House of Maeve, there you go. Perhaps you're wondering why I have not sent forth the minions to shop for provisions and then cook them. Because it would be too much… Continue reading Reality-based Menu – Invalid Edition
Sometimes we have these angsty little confessions (last week, for example). Then there are the humorous ones. This morning I was trying to get all the laundry out of the washing machine and couldn't reach the socks in the bottom because my boobs got in the way. I need to stop eating cookies in the closet.… Continue reading True Confessions Tuesday (I know today is Wednesday)
Angharad is studying for exams; Iseult runs the sound-board at school and there are activities every night this week. I'm heading into my super-busy, report-driven week. All this means that I need food which comes as close to preparing itself as I can - and that means roasting. I'm not sure why it took me… Continue reading Reality-Based Menu – Out of the Frying Pan & Into the Oven Edition
FINALLY - some actual honesty about "Easy" cooking for the family. Recommended reading for anyone who has to cook dinner for more than him/herself. http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/11/the-myth-of-easy-cooking/417384/ You're Welcome!
Last night I closed myself in the closet and ate half a bag of Chessmen. There's no reason for it. I can eat cookies anywhere, time, or reason I like, but there I found myself, like in the very very bad old days, eating in the dark out of sight of everyone. They don't taste… Continue reading True Confessions Tuesday