Caring for Cloth Diapers

I love cloth diapers. I know that’s a silly thing to love. Most people love wine and dessert and napping in a hammock. I love those things too – but there is something special about cloth diapers. I rank them right up there with coffee and breakfast food and my children. Y’all, not including my…

Homemade Pasta

I love digging into a plate of pasta. Part of that stems from my love of carbs (and really, who doesn’t love carbs?). And the other part of that stems from the fact that my father is Italian. Well, he thinks he is, at least. Growing up we ate pasta at least once, if not…

Strawberry Jam

In our house there is a great debate. In this debate, there are no compromises. We both believe that we are correct and the other is sadly mistaken. This great debate all centers around peanut butter – more specifically, what type of fruity, sweet substance you use to complete the “J” portion of your PB&J….

Growing a Garden: From One Novice to Another

Sometimes you just can’t sleep, no matter how much you’d like to. So today I think I’ll sit here, make myself an espresso and enjoy our silent house this afternoon as my baby, puppy, and husband all nap away.   This is our first planting season living in a house of our own with land…

For Love of Cloth

Our son was born seven months ago and he is the happiest baby on the block – well, the only baby on the block, but still. Just look at this adorableness!      We have been joyfully diapering this little monkey with cloth diapers for the last seven months, and I couldn’t imagine it any…