A foodie’s loss…

Time sure does fly! This June, my daughter, my mini-me, will be graduating high school… Which means I’m currently up to my eyeballs (and checking account limits) in all the fun of “senior” life. Prom, Senior Night, Cap and Gown, etc, etc, etc. It also means I’m in the middle of making plans for the…

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A tale of two children…

Ah… Spring Break… And a time to remark on the differences between boys and girls… Spring Break with a 16 year old girl included: Shopping, the Walters museum, several Smithsonian museums and the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC. (photo: View of the Washington memorial in Baltimore, outside The Walters) (and yes, the sky really was…

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A world of silliness…

Christmas brought the kids… and of course, Mom with her camera, taking (or trying to take) a bunch of cute kid pics. What I wound up with, oddly enough, were dozens of blurry, or semi-blurry shots of the bundle of bouncing insanity that is The Boy – including oodles of lovely faces, a la Calvin……

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Kitchen Treasures – old recipes and memories

See, I told ya I’d be spending time at this guy’s site! One thing he’s got going on, that is near and dear to this little antique-cookbook-collecting soul, is a project to locate and rescue old recipes. While many of the oldies are simply no longer feasible, many are true oldies but goodies. I have…

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Embarrassing our children – the job of parents everywhere

What can I say? I firmly believe it is the job of parents to make sure to have plenty of embarrassing stories, preferably with photographic evidence, of their children’s foolishness. Why? Well, to embarrass them in front of future girlfriends/boyfriends, of course! Yes, I am firmly aware that my children will probably be seeking years…

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Of kids, custody, craziness and me…

Well, all the people who really need to know now know… Sort of… there are still a few who don’t – some who I really should take time to tell and some who it’s safe to say they don’t read this blog, so… I’m not going to go into a helluva lot of detail here…

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Silliest Mom Moment – CHBM Collaboration #53

Silly mom moment? Me? Never! But the ladies at Crazy Hip Blog Mamas want to know – so… why not? Oh gee wow, you want a list? I’ve pulled some doozies, and I’m sure I’ll pull more before this whole adventure is done. I’m rather fond (ahem, cough!) of the time at that hell-hole called…

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