Julia’s Child by Sarah Pinneo – An Easy Bread Recipe and A Good Read

I loved Julia – especially when I read this “…The first time I wrote this, I put ‘organic’ in front of every ingredient. But it looked overzealous and uptight. (Don’t say it – kind of like me). What do you think?… . . . → Read More: Julia’s Child by Sarah Pinneo – An Easy Bread Recipe and A Good Read

Gifts for tutors and teachers – What to give? Day 5 of 12 Days of Shopping

you can give gifts, it is really easy to grab a gift card to a local book store gift card or one to a store that carries supplies for school, something related to their work (Art teacher – art supplies). Always welcome: cashmere scarves, sweaters, gloves, socks – fits the not too personal rule (include the gift receipt to be extra nice). Holiday decorations (Hanukah or Christmas) and candles, anything homemade (see Friday’s post), notecards from Paper Source or Papyrus. . . . → Read More: Gifts for tutors and teachers – What to give? Day 5 of 12 Days of Shopping

Shopping for the Holidays with blogger extraordinaire, Pragmatic Mom

capability mom scrounges sales racks for tea towels from Sur la table and anthropologie

Last year, Pragmatic Mom and I shared a wildly popular (I mention modestly, eyes downcast) series of 12 posts for the 12 Days of – not Christmas – but Shopping. This year we are a little more on top of things and are starting earlier. We covered those challenging people to buy for (Gifts for Father-in-law was voted toughest to buy for based on number of hits… . . . → Read More: Shopping for the Holidays with blogger extraordinaire, Pragmatic Mom

Why I like Snow Days…Pop Tarts, homemade ones at that

A Snow Day, Some Homemade Pop Tarts and more Shoveling of Snow… . . . → Read More: Why I like Snow Days…Pop Tarts, homemade ones at that