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Citrus-Black Bean Salad with Two Peppers

Citrus-Black Bean Salad with Two Peppers

| June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

I couldn’t bring myself to cook yesterday. When I opened the door to see how it was outside, it was like stepping into a sauna. The air was thick with humidity and it was so hot, despite a late afternoon rain shower. Thank goodness for air conditioners and take out. Today is milder, less humid. […]

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On The Road …

On The Road …

| August 24, 2009 | 6 Comments

A few months ago, something came over me and I started leafing through a Maine travel guide put out by the Maine Department of Tourism a few years ago. Somewhere in my reading, I learned that you can camp out in a less intensive way by renting a cabin. And it’s cheap! So, that little […]

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Oh, Sunny Day

Oh, Sunny Day

| August 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

Oh, what a mess. A huge, giant mess. It seemed like such a great idea: Go get ice creams, stroll home, collapse on the lawn and finish them. Except Will’s ice cream had other ideas. It melted like instantly. Did I get upset? Nah. Why worry? The stroller can be cleaned. So can Will. Instead, […]

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When You Can’t Get Away . . . Take a Staycation

When You Can’t Get Away . . . Take a Staycation

| July 1, 2008 | 2 Comments

I might be a little obsessed with the word “staycation.” It’s so inventive. And it perfectly describes what we are doing this summer. As much as I would love to whisk the kids away to a house on the Jersey shore or drive up to visit my husband’s family, it’s just not in the cards […]

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