Archive | September, 2011

Nutella & Berry Pie with Pretzel Crust by

Love, Loss and a Nutella Pie

Earlier this month was my husband’s birthday. We kept the celebration small and informal, the way he likes it. We save the big, fun parties for the kids’ birthdays. His favorite dessert is tiramisu. I’ve made it several times for him. Haven’t posted the recipe yet. But, it’s his favorite. I didn’t make it this […]

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup with Lemon by

Daring Cooks: Stock to Soup to Consommé

You know you are a foodie when you have 30 minutes to get the kids to school and you forget that you never photographed your son’s favorite Lemony Chicken Noodle Soup for the Daring Cook’s challenge and you want to pack it in his thermos to take to lunch that day, but you need to […]

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Winning the Lunch Box War

If I realized how many mornings I would be battling my kids over their school lunches, I might have reconsidered being a parent of three. Well, no, not really, but I certainly didn’t foresee the lunch box battles I have with the kids’ school lunches. It’s quite different from the dinner battles. My husband and […]

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I Will Never Forget

September 11, 2001. I remember exactly where I was that morning when I heard about the attack. My husband and I were staying with at my brother’s house, having just moved to San Diego. Our oldest, The Professor, was only 5 months old. My brother woke us up with the sound of the tv. “A […]

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