Archive for May, 2012


on vacation…

7 | May 17, 2012

The slippers are packed and the computer is turned off. I’m currently either hiking on a mountain or having a cocktail by the fire. If you don’t hear from me for a long time I have been eaten by a bear or I am thoroughly lost in the mountains. If the latter is the case, I’m living off the land and will soon be bringing a whole new blog about how to feed a family on twigs, berries, and wild game as soon as I get rescued. If I’ve been eaten by a bear… well it was nice knowing you


There are times when dinner needs to come together fast. Like when your dog is covered in glue and glitter because you were not watching and on the phone when your 3-year-old dumped a canister of glitter on him and he’s eating it, she’s laughing, and the old senile cat who hates you is peeing on everyone’s beds. That kind of fast. What this doesn’t happen to you? Is it wrong to say there is a wine IV connected to me right now as I’m writing this post? We’re going to keep it short tonight and hope I can write


A story as old as time, when you have over ripened bananas that are starting to draw fruit flies and you are about to show your house to a potential buyer you make banana muffins or in our case banana nut muffins with Greek yogurt that are sinfully moist. I make this muffin recipe with practically any fresh fruit. It is also perfect to make ahead and use the batter as needed (batter will keep for 5 days in the refrigerator) for fresh delicious muffins every morning. Another story that is as old as time is Murphy’s Law. When you