July goals

My goals for July include eating so many ‘mater sammiches. Real goals post shortly!

57 Burritos

I’m so sick of rolling burritos. Backstory: I have two lovely friends who were quite insistent that I have a baby shower or party of some kind. (I have plenty of other lovely friends, but they weren’t quite as insistent about the whole thing.) I tried to put them off, but it didn’t work. And…

A homemade dinner

It’s my first week not working. I’m not sure how long it will last. I’ve had a few referrals for freelance work, so I think that my relaxation will end in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, though, I find myself filling my time with what I enjoy. Josh often says that my…

Quinoa and Kale Patties

As part of the Pinterest Challenge I’m doing, I tapped this recipe for quinoa and kale patties as one of my six pins to accomplish in six weeks. I made them last night for dinner.   Now, I am a fool for a quinoa patty. I’ve tried four other recipes already, and every time I…

A Pinterest Challenge

I came across a Pinterest challenge over at Merrick’s Art today. Basically, you have six weeks to make/do six things you’ve pinned. As of this moment, I have 1,672 pins. That’s a lot of pins, you guys. (In my defense, I joined Pinterest EARLY. Like, way before it was the phenomenon that it is now.)…

Recipe 1: Potato soup

I’ve been wanting potato soup for a couple of weeks. The problem, as always, is that I’m a vegetarian, so I can’t just buy it. The store-bought and deli soups are made with chicken stock and/or bacon. It’s nice in a way because it forces me to make it and I prefer homemade to everything…

King of cukes

  I found this monster cucumber lurking in the garden. I think it had nefarious intentions; good thing I got to it first. (The spoon in the background should give you a sense of scale. These are supposed to be pickling cukes!)