a little bundle of white fur named adele

Adele When my daughters were six and twelve we decided to get them a dog. I’m not sure whose idea it was first, mine or Hadyn’s father, but we decided it would be a good way for them to adjust to our changing family structure since I had just moved in with Michael. Their father… Continue Reading

It's cooked

It’s cooked!

It’s cooked!, today’s guest post, was brought to you by Kristen Homan and NevaehIndustries You can find her seasonings on Etsy by following the link above and in Milton at The Suburban Farmhouse 108 Federal Street Big TA’s You’re My Everything Seez’nan Dip Big TA is a nod to everything bagel seasoning – but it’s… Continue Reading

life lessons of a single working mother

macaroni and mommy time

Life Lessons from a single, working mother    When I was a little girl, I was raised by a single teenage mom. My upbringing was a tragedy in every way possible. I didn’t know much about parenting when I had my eldest daughter at twice her age. As a survivor of child abuse, the biggest strength I had when I became a mother… Continue Reading

mexico my mexico

mexico my mexico

Mexico my Mexico A culinary journey through the mind of a chef growing up in a border town between California and Mexico. Come take a little adventure with me. Global Flavors: Mexico, My Mexico   The San Diego of my childhood was not the glossy high rises of the center city or the quaint architecture… Continue Reading


33 days of gratitude

gratitude We have this lovely little tradition in our house. We circle around the Thanksgiving table and everyone gets to say what they are thankful for. Sometimes the answers are long. Sometimes the answers are only one word. Hadyn when she was first big enough to answer this question, sat very still for a long… Continue Reading

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