Braised and Amused

  In every cooking magazine I have checked out recently, braising has been the “in” cooking method.  Having never actually braised anything, I decided to give it a try.  Thanks to Better Homes I found a yummy beer braised chicken recipe that I slightly altered.  It is delicious!  My husband was VERY happy because it…

Memory Jar

With Avery having her very first beach vacation this summer, I wanted to do something to her help remember it by.  I know Avery will not have any of her own memories so I brought a little of the beach back for her.  When she is older I will give her this memory jar, filled…

Where Has the Time Gone?

Hello dear friends.  I am sorry for my month-long absence.  Not long after my last post I taught a grad class at my alma mater (all about the 5 pillars of reading) and then had to prep for my return to the classroom after a long and amazing summer with my Avery (Yes that is a Target…