We just returned from a lovely week in Michigan. The past several years we’ve spent spring break in New York, but that wasn’t a viable option this time around and we ended up instead in Detroit for a few days with my parents, and then at the cottage with my brother and his daughter. Being MORE »
Another new fruit! Quinn and I were at the grocery store and spotted these odd things that turned out to be rambatans. They looked like red-brown sea urchins all nestled in between the mangoes and the bananas. I’m not sure why that’s the spot where our grocery store rotates in the mystery fruits, but we MORE »
We love to decorate eggs. I actually buy extra egg dying kits around this time of year so we can color eggs on random weekends in winter or during lazy summer afternoons. Usually we just go with simple colors. Sometimes we put on designs with white crayon before using the dye, but that’s about it MORE »
You never know the impact you have in the world. Occasionally people come to us later and we find out how something we said stuck and I’m always surprised at what did. I think we accidentally hurt others more often than we realize. But sometimes we help or inspire and can be just as MORE »
This is the latest installment in our adventures with produce series. We’ve explored kiwano melon, dragon fruit, Buddha hand, and this past week we came across something called a pepino melon at our grocery store. Isn’t it cute? Let me show you how my kids did with it.
Happy Birthday to me! I’m 43 today. I really enjoyed being 42 and am sad to see it go, but 43 isn’t too shabby so far. About a week ago I was feeling a tad grumpy about my birthday. The Army has managed to interfere with it almost every year since we moved to Wisconsin. MORE »
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