Someone on a mom’s internet group I’m in once said that the most challenging part of being a parent for her was no longer having control over how she spends her time and energy. While the day-to-day is filled with many micro-challenges, on the macro-level, I don’t think truer words have ever been spoken. Each […]

Remembering B

My friend C lost her dad yesterday morning. C was one of the first girls I met when I moved to the town where I grew up. I met her in kindergarten and we lived in the same neighborhood. We spent a lot of time at each other’s houses. We were friends all the way […]

If you follow me on Facebook, you’ve likely seen reference to one of my staple dinners when D is traveling. I take whatever cooked meat I have on hand, usually leftovers from the night before, shred it in the food processor, and heat it up with some ketchup, mustard, and a little molasses. It’d be an […]

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, I hunted and hunted for a casserole to serve Christmas morning. I like to offer up something protein-rich and savory along with a touch of something sweet. But, in years’ past, I’ve found the GF, DF casserole recipes to either be lackluster or chock with nightshades. This year, […]