Oh my. That’s all I can really say about this month. In the first 6 weeks of 2011 my kids had 6 snow days and all of us were sick, some of us more than once. When things like this happen the entire plan goes out the window. If I already have the groceries . . . → Read More: Reality Check #3
I first heard of Elie Wiesel in college when I read his Holocaust memoir Night. It moved me deeply at the age of 18, but it brings me to tears as I read it again 20 years later. I am newly horrified by the brutality these millions of people endured and I am angered . . . → Read More: Who we’re helping: The Elie Wiesel Foundation
Shot with a Canon 20d
tamron 28-75 lens at 28mm
We were able to schedule another boy date this month! Sometimes there is just too much going on to even schedule one of these in advance. But I’d say we do these 8 or 9 times a year at least. Last month the big boys had a double sleep over with my sister we . . . → Read More: Boy Date. A lunch, a movie and an art project.
Those of you that read my menu planning posts know that my kids don’t always eat what I have on the menu. That means that I cook those meals for my husband and I and then have to figure out what to feed the kids. It is killing my soul. I can’t do it . . . → Read More: Operation: These kids will eat what I make for dinner if it kills me!
This image was shot with a Nikon D40 and a 1.8 50mm lens at a focal length of 35mm.
Shutter Speed 1/125
This image looks a little under exposed to me. After you take a photo look in the LCD . . . → Read More: Photo Critique #4
I saw this wall on vacation last summer in Chicago and loved it.
Shot with a canon 20D with a Tamron 28-70 lens at a focal length of 32mm.
Shutter Speed 1/4000
To critique my own shot, this is what happens to me when I’m in vacation mode. Often . . . → Read More: Photo of the moment. Buddha Wall
I can hear my 80-year-old self. I mean I don’t hear her voice but I can hear her. I can feel her.
Apparently, since I am in my late 30’s I am supposed to feel like I am getting old. And while the boobs aren’t as perky as they once were and I have . . . → Read More: Listening to my 80-year old self.
Pin It1 jar roasted red peppers) 1 lb pasta 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 lb Italian sausage 1 tablespoon butter 1/3 cup parmesan cheese heat broiler place peppers skin side up on a foil lines baking sheet broil 4 inches from heat until charred. 18-20 minutes. transfer to bowl and cover with plastic wrap to steam for 2-3 minutes. using a paper towel rub off . . . → Read More: Orecchiette With Sausage and Roasted Peppers