Monthly Archives: September 2011

An Actual Conversation: Leaf Salad

My favorite salad in the world is Wegman’s Pear and Provolone Salad.  It is a simple combo of spring mix lettuce/greens, pears, and provolone cheese in a lemon vinaigrette dressing.  (I know, right?) I love it love it love it … Continue reading

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Why Do I Bother to Make Dinner?

Tonight was a perfect example of the absolute futility of cooking dinner for children.  I know, kids need good nutrition to learn and grow and whatever, but why is cooking them a meal such a royal pain in the a**? … Continue reading

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Why I Am Glad it is Fall: A (Short) List.

Okay, it isn’t really fall, but Labor Day means the unofficial end of summer.  The pool is closing and the kids are headed back to school.  This may not surprise you, but I am not one of those parents who … Continue reading

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5 year old Hugh Hefner

On the first day of school, a lovely friend of mine had a “Back to School” mimosas and muffin get-together.  We were celebrating the exciting start of a new school year, not the fact that our kids were out of … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Incarceration

Husband sort of unexpectedly drove Pickles and Pumpkin Pie to Camp Mamaw.  I mean, of course he knew he was driving them, but Hurricane Irene (who I hate) got on my last freaking nerve and plans got changed and there … Continue reading

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Electricity Is Overrated: A List

Dearest Hurricane Irene (who I hate) took our power out for about a day and a half.  Just long enough to ruin a family pack of chicken breasts and various other meats in my fridge and freezer.  Meh.  We ate … Continue reading

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