Hi. Remember me? I’ve been trapped under something heavy. A kitchen.
We are in the middle of kitchen construction con Queso.
I can’t wait to show you the final results – heck, I can’t wait to see them myself.
In the meantime, I’ll be shopping. And talking a lot about the process. … after all, the only way to get through a traumatic experience is to talk your way through it…so sayeth the billion dollar psychoanalysis industry. Plus, a kitchen remodel is like being pregnant or starting a business – when you are in the middle of it, it’s all you can talk about.
What? You don’t normally have scooters in your kitchen? Weird.
So saddle up friends– let’s overhaul a kitchen!
Photo by Mamaloli. She has a great Maple Pecan Pie recipe. “When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it’s not, mmmmmmmm, boy.” –Jack Handy Because I love you, and because you need to make a pecan pie [...]
In Texas, we’re no strangers to Hurricanes. Hell, I had a baby in one of them. We all have our strong opinions about what to do when you have one coming at you, but all in all, when it comes storms and the drinks, we don’t play. Check it. Here’s What You’ll Need: 1 oz [...]
So it seems caramel apples are really easy to make. I did not know this until last week. Because they look pretty complicated, right? Here’s a secret: They’re completely not. You only need 4 ingredients really and it only takes 3 minutes in the microwave to “cook” and then decorating time, which doesn’t at all [...]
A lovely editor at Real Simple magazine asked me to try something out. And when Real Simple asks me to do things, I do them. It’s real simple: here’s what I did. They’re hosting a stress-free month of dinners, and they asked me to make Shrimp and Pineapple Tacos with Black Bean Salad. I said, sure. [...]
It’s football season around here…even though it’s still triple digit degrees…so, to fake myself out, I made some football chili that isn’t really hot. In fact, it’s kind of summery. See what I did there? Best of both worlds, y’all. Here you go. WHAT YOU’LL NEED 2 tbsp olive oil 1 qt chicken broth 2 [...]
Q: How do you make kids like vegetables? A: You plant a garden and have the kids grow the vegetables themselves. This was the answer someone gave me. This completely did not work. In March, we started this little backyard garden. Squash, early pumpkins, okra, cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers. I’ve tried all of these things [...]
So as you may or may not know, I’m part of a team that puts on this conference every year called the Mom 2.0 Summit. It’s our fourth year, and this time it’s in Miami. Every year, the conference sort of takes on a life of its own…with different people involved (you can see the [...]
I think it’s fairly well documented that I love carbs. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned however that I come from a long line of people who loved carbs…and who had diabetes and heart disease and all manner of things, and you’ll not I’m using the past tense, because they’re no longer here. I take [...]
As I mentioned yesterday, we have been eating like crap all winter long in this house. So dumb. We had a mild winter across the country, but you wouldn’t know it the way we were pounding macaroni and cheese around here. Like we were storing up for God knows what. But now that the weather [...]