Tag: holidays


Since we were in the Bay area for our anniversary, we decided to go to one of our favorite restaurants for dinner. Mr S was at a sleepover and Mr T was babysitting Divagirl so we had a date night at Shabuway in San Mateo. Shabu shabu, for those who may not know, is a […]


This whole weekend we have been remembering the sacrifices made by our military men and women to help keep us free. A terrible, necessary sacrifice. My own cousin is off somewhere, doing who knows what to ensure our freedom. I hope he is safe. Today we had a BBQ at my cousin Dan’s house and […]


We’re still at the Thousand Trails in Clermont, FL. We didn’t want to overdo it in the candy department so we hid a plastic egg filled with jellybeans and a solid chocolate bunny for each of the kids. Apparently they were very well hidden since it took them a considerable amount of time to find […]


Today we celebrated the coming of spring by coloring eggs. I hard boiled 16 and hollowed out 10. Last year I didn’t make nearly enough, so this year I made plenty! I also broke down and bought real food coloring. Those who know me, know I usually use natural food dyes made from boiling the […]


Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I decided to do some baking today. Not your ordinary baking though. Thanks to Pinterest, I’ve seen so many fabulous recipes I’ve been longing to try but I haven’t had the proper ingredients because these are Paleo/Gluten-Free recipes. Before I left my parents’ I used their coffee grinder to grind some […]