I know I'm a competent woman - have always know it, I suppose, but it never quite occurred to me to think about it. I was just...competent - at pretty much everything I ever set my mind to - and I don't mean the "merely acceptable" definition. Until I got (re)married, my own competence was… Continue reading Spousal Conversations
I'm not baking today (work is just overwhelming plus I'm kind of feeling sort of despair-ish, and that's not good for baking). There is good news, however, mouthwateringly tasty news - rather than give into overwhelming feelings of inadequacy, I headed over to The Kitchn because of this post - which of course led me… Continue reading Happy National Buttermilk Bisuit Day
Is it any wonder I'm having a terrible case of Spring Fever? (yes yes yes - I know it's sort of out of focus - just another symptom of spring....or old age)
After much (and I do mean MUCH) thought, I've decided to cull the herd. No, I'm not doing away with one of my children (although if you'd asked me about it last night, I might not have been so definitive in the denial). I'm reducing the number of cookbooks and cooking magazines which are currently… Continue reading I Finally Decide to Tackle Something I Really Don’t Want to Deal With
I subscribe a vast number of cooking blogs. That little "ding" my phone makes every five minutes - yeah - it's another "come read all about this awesome thing I just cooked or baked or served or whatever!" I'm feeling a little overwhelmed by it all, possibly even resentful in an envious sort of way. … Continue reading Can one suffer from cooking blog burnout?
The local Walgreens is open 24/7. Even so, one sort of expects that after a certain hour, there won't be much of a line at the pharmacy. One would be wrong. Apparently there is no bad time to not understand your prescriptions and need to have lengthy conversations about the side effects, the insurance co-pay,… Continue reading Late night runs to the pharmacy
That's exactly the kind of day it was. Thanks to all night storms, I barely got any sleep and then couldn't get up in the morning. No housework. Cooked though. And made the girls clean the kitchen. More storms headed this way. Think I'll just curl up with Nalini Singh's new release and start over tomorrow.