Monthly Archives: April 2009

My clean kitchen

I did not start out to clean the kitchen.  The kitchen was pretty clean already.  I started out to make lasagna with some of our frozen basil.  The more seeds planted in our garden, the more nervous I get about … Continue reading

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VB6……and after!

Happy Earth Day!  So did you hear the one about saving the planet by eating vegan all day and then going back to eating meat, or whatever, at night?  Well, it was a new one for me, and although I … Continue reading

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A promise…

One thing I’ve noticed lately is how much I’ve been whining on this blog.  Normally I complain about how tired I am, and then post a picture of some hasty meal.  So I’ve decided never to post on Friday nights, … Continue reading

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Have salad, will travel

Today the summer potluck season kicked off, at least in our little world, with Nina’s annual birthday/prairie burning party.  I made my usual bean salad, figuring it’s something I like to eat and could eat a lot of if there … Continue reading

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You know it’s the end of the week when….

So it’s been (another) long week, and I know I must have been tired, because I reached for the box of mac and cheese that has been sitting on the top shelf of my pantry for a loooooong time.   I … Continue reading

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Want to enter a contest?

Entering contests is an old family tradition.  Here’s one I just entered… and you can too…. by checking out One Frugal Foodie.  I always like reading her blog because of her attitude.  For instance, in a recent post, she tested … Continue reading

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Same old same old?

I maintain a private classroom blog, and each day two students record their impressions of our activities.  Today, one of them reported: "Same old same old."  (!)  One reason I don’t post a lot of food pics anymore is…. nothing much is … Continue reading

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A Tale of 2 1/2 Passovers

We’re back from New England!  Not to be confused with Old England, as the accent differs slightly.   If this blog had audio, you could really appreciate actual quotes like this one, heard during a discussion of pros and cons of … Continue reading

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Remembering we can all laugh at ourselves once in awhile…

On Sunday the Wisconsin State Journal ran an article about the local Vegetarian Meetup Group…. I had already gotten interested because of Bethany, and when I read this article I knew I had to join.  The other selling point was … Continue reading

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