My heart is heavy tonight… One of my favorite writers and filmmakers, Nora Ephron, passed away today. In her honor, I wanted to re-post her Key Lime Pie recipe, which is my absolute favorite version of this pie. I promise I will track down some key limes this weekend and make it in her honor. … Continue reading
It’s a late post, but it’s still Friday in some locations, so here comes the Five on Friday for this week: “Summer Indulgences” (or “Five Things That I’m Obsessed With at the Moment”) Drinking iced coffee. Hazelnut-flavored “brew over ice” K-Cups, to be specific. I’ve got the technique down: Brew it hot on the 8-oz. setting … Continue reading
My husband loves to work out in the yard. But between kids, school, military duty, more kids, and more military duty, the poor garden has become a dumping ground for rocks and deflated balls. The apple trees desperately need to be sprayed and the grapes and berries cry out to be pruned. Still, when … Continue reading
Apologies for the…um, hiatus that we (by we, I mean I) took from the Friday Five. But it’s back! This week’s post was partially inspired by Lynn’s manifesto, as well as by some articles that I’ve written about entertaining kids during the summer. Sure, it’s easy for me to just throw a list of tips out there. However, I’m actually experiencing a … Continue reading
As a world-class Procrastinator, I can find the most creative ways to avoid getting my business done. I have spent the past few months trying to break this habit, as I’ve mentioned before, and I can honestly say I am getting better. Still… the lure of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and a few other daily stops … Continue reading
The end of the school year is once again upon us. Throughout the year, you’ve probably been pinning cute ideas for teacher gifts. But unless you’re one of those highly organized people (that is NOT us!), you’ve probably not even thought about a teacher gift in these last few weeks. Or maybe thinking about it … Continue reading
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