Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

I made passion fruit ice cream today. It was my first time making ice cream- as an adult. I was totally convinced I would need to purchase rock salt because that's how we did it when I was a kid (*old lady statement right there). Instead I bought this freezable mixing bowl assembly that works [...]

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

“You no longer get vacations, you get trips” This was a piece of soberingly true advice I received once we were promoted to parents. After a rough family vacation to Cabo last year I was more than a little weary to reattempt family travel. Thankfully, now older and wiser, this year’s vacation was the closest [...]

Autumn Anxiety

Autumn Anxiety

There’s something about September that makes me itch. It’s like a niggling neurosis that I can’t figure out, a build up of potential energy like water behind a dam.  Summertime is all about enjoyment, marinating, soaking, the gluttony of pleasure. Something about the anticipation of autumn causes me to tighten up, to pace. I thought [...]