We don’t like to waste food in our house. (We seem to waste plenty of other things: money, energy, time – but not food). So the other day, when I was done roasting and simmering some beef bones for homemade bone broth, I began wondering whether I might be able to process the bones further…Read more »
Guess what? Chicken butt! My kids love that joke. (Heck, so do I.) But really – guess what? CHICKEN BUTT!!!!! AAAARGH this has been A WEEK OF CHICKEN BUTT. It started a few weeks ago, one of our hens (a Barred Rock, if it matters) developed a butt (for the lack of a better term…Read more »
(This post is dedicated to my Former-Stepmother-Turned-Bosom-Buddy Beth who parties like a rock star with her Mardi Gras Krewe every year and is basically the coolest person I know.) I don’t go to Mardi Gras. Though probably someday I will. But I do live in a house filled with beads, where somebody is always yelling…Read more »
Winter is slowly Unwinding, icy tendrils, My heart drips with hope. Greedily I breathe Sweet air – fills cavernous lungs, Blows cobwebs away.
The other day a friend commented, “Kelly, I love your blog!” and thought, “I haven’t written a blog post in FOREVER – I need to get back on that.” I could say that I’ve been busy, and that would be quite true. I started a new job (my dream job, actually) back in October and…Read more »
A few years back, Bradley were on a mission to explore new (to us) and novel cocktails. We were living in Portland, OR at the time, a veritable mecca of fantastic cocktail bars. Occasionally, we would get out to enjoy them (oh, how I loved going to the Expatriate in NE Portland) but mostly we…Read more »
Christmas is over! I, for one, am relieved. Don’t get me wrong, I like Christmas. I’m not The Grinch, by any means. I’ve been whistling Jingle Bells for weeks, and had fun decorating the tree and wrapping presents. There were parts of celebrating the holiday with young children that were pure magic. But I also…Read more »