Friday Flip Offs 10/29: Halloween, Pre-Teen Drama, and Long Distance Relationships

Happy Birthday to Mommakiss the Flip Off Queen. Yes, I know. Where have I been all week? Good gawd I wish I knew. I don't think I've seen myself  let alone anyone else or my computer for that matter. So let's just assume the position: left hand on hip, feet shoulder width apart, right hand flashing … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 10/29: Halloween, Pre-Teen Drama, and Long Distance Relationships

Letters of Recommendation

I've been asked to write a couple of letters of recommendation for college applications. The first one didn't take me very long, but the one I am working on at the moment has been a struggle. A struggle because there are just too many great things to say about this young woman. I'm finding it … Continue reading Letters of Recommendation

Savory Saturdays: Black Bean and Potato Breakfast Tacos

Growing up in Texas meant tacos for breakfast: bean and cheese, beef fajita, carne guisada, potato and egg...if you could wrap it in a tortilla, top it with cheese and salsa, then it was a meal. I have the best memories of eating bean and cheese tacos at Taco Cabana at 2am. They are open 24 hours, and … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Black Bean and Potato Breakfast Tacos

Friday Flip Offs 10/22: Pediatricians, Selfish Moms and Parent Drivers

 I feel like I have been in a coma or something. My head is spinning and I literally had to take the calendar out to re-trace my steps. Last I remember it was Saturday night and we were gnashing on sushi rolls and taking the kids to the movies. When I woke up, it was … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 10/22: Pediatricians, Selfish Moms and Parent Drivers

Savory Saturdays: Mediterranean Gratin

I've been cooking vegetarian dinners for almost two weeks now, and can't understand why the weight isn't falling off. Salt and Vinegar Chips - vegetarian                                                  Cheese Pizza - vegetarian                                                                   Sweet Shiraz - vegetarian                                                                         Pumpkin Cinnamon Donuts and Apple Cider - vegetarian, vegetarian So what's the problem? Perhaps trading carbs for meat wasn't in my … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Mediterranean Gratin