This same time, years previous: object of terror, loss, cheesy bacon toasts, chocolate mint chip cookies, eight, seven, travel tips, the perfect classic cheesecake, learning to draw, lemon tart, and potatoes with roasted garlic viniagrette.
Quotidian: daily, usual or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace
Slurp and crunch: Christmas colors in February.
Always a hit.
Picking them over: for the cheese.
Breakfast of champions for a brand new 11-year-old.
She made him chicken chuchitos (and guacamole).
When you have a bonafide Spanish teacher in your house, sit up straight and pay attention.
Looks like this might me the extent of the snow this winter: what a bummer.
One of the kids, at least, is ready for spring.
My (futile) floor-stomping reflex makes her laugh.
Some wicked-sharp carving tools for the birthday boy, much to the older kids’ horror (and jealousy).
Bedtime snuggles and kisses.