A Low-Key Thanksgiving Menu

  So as I wrote in this post, I usually get pretty stressed out this time of year. I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays. I want everything to be beautiful and smell really good. But somehow the idea of getting my house together and socializing is too much for me. Generally I leave […]

7 Tips For Surviving Thanksgiving

If you find that you are stressed out, over stimulated and irritable for this yearly Turkey Fest you are not alone. Turkey Day always makes me a little nutty. For me surviving Thanksgiving generally takes the form of drinking too much Cabernet and crying to my husband about my lack of career. I’m not sure […]

Quickie Lemon Cocktail Recipe

As you know I am most definitely NOT a food blogger. I cook because I have to feed my family. I like experimenting with new ingredients, but in general, simpler is better. Oh and I do not take pretty pictures the way food bloggers do. Anyway, I have been experimenting more with cocktails than I […]

Lessons Learned in 2015

I am not big on New Years Resolutions. Probably because I don’t want to disappoint myself. In case you haven’t noticed, I am big on self-reflection. I think it helps us to realize our potential for change and growth. It also keeps us true to ourselves. Every year I write down the big changes or […]

Easing Into 2016

A while back I wrote a post about the the importance of establishing routines.. In that post I explained my reasons for so passionately backing the idea of schedules and routines for children. (And moms with ADHD.) I still subscribe to the opinion that children, and mothers, are more productive and peaceful when there are […]