Author Archives: Elizabeth

the ongoing diaper quest

Remember how I made my own wool diaper covers? Well, they work . . . alright at best. I obviously have somethings to learn about crafting my own wool diapers. So I caved and bought two ‘one size’ wool diaper covers from Little Beetle from Tiny Bird Organics. A green one and an orange one. […]

Neiman Marcus Cookies

You may remember a certain fictitious e-mail regarding Neiman Marcus cookies circulating through e-mail back in the mid 90s. Years ago, I made these cookies and they are delicious, I would like to make them again. But that’s not the point of this post. The point is that Neiman Marcus has a different cookie recipe […]

oven chicken risotto

Thank you to all of you who offered up your recipes in exchange for a chance to win the bibs and burp rags. There are some true gems in there! The first one I tried was this oven chicken risotto. It was offered up by my high school friend, Anne, who has been making this […]

A new phase is beginning.

Jude is almost a year old and I always said that once we hit that milestone, I would begin to wean him since it’s acceptable for him to drink whole milk. It’s been on my mind more frequently lately since pumping doesn’t seem to work for me any longer (I only get an ounce at […]

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

The first ice cream I tried from Cooking Light’s ice cream recipes was just ok – too sweet. You would think I would have learned from that! I think you guys know my propensity for salted sweets by now, so I was sucked into this recipe pretty easily. Again, it was good but would have […]

4 years ago today . . .

I got married to the love of my life. Happy anniversary my love. The song is “I Love You Much” by our good friend Justin Caldwell – written for our wedding day and inspired by the e.e. cummings poem.

fruits from the garden

Just a quick photo update! My patio tomatoes are starting to produce a bunch of fruit: And so are my little yellow pear tomatoes: The zucchini is taking over, but also providing many growing veggies: And my blackberry plant is fully leafed out! Yay!