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From three to four
Family

From three to four

“Just as there is no warning for childbirth, there is no preparation for the sight of a first child. I studied his face, fingers, the folds in his boneless little legs, the whorls of his ears, the tiny nipples on his chest. I held my breath as he sighed, laughed when he yawned, wondered at … Continue reading

And so, we wait (and eat oatmeal-thickened stew)
Family / Meat/fish/eggs / Oven/Stove / Soups & Stews

And so, we wait (and eat oatmeal-thickened stew)

In case you missed it, we’re anticipating the arrival of our family’s fourth member. Practically, that means gathering the necessary gear (and only the necessary gear, thanks to our limited storage space!), trying to keep the freezer stocked with meal inspiration baggies (sadly, not complete meals, also due to limited storage space), and experimenting with … Continue reading

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin
Breakfast / Fermenting / Grains / Holidays / Oven/Stove / Snack

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin

Happy new year! We’re almost a week into 2014, but it’s still the time of year when everyone thinks about improvement, bettering, growth, change. Gyms are filled to capacity, juicers are pulled out and dusted off, and Christmas cookies and New Year’s Eve fried appetizers are set aside in preference of salads and lentils. My inboxes … Continue reading

My new project
Family

My new project

I’ve been working on a special project for the past six months. It’s one that requires minor changes to my lifestyle now, and major changes when the project is complete. It’s one that the whole family is looking forward to coming to fruition.  It’s one that is going to bring hard work, tears, insomnia and … Continue reading