Eat and Stay

Beeting eggs

I wasn’t really in the mood to do it, but we colored eggs today. I had intentions of using all sorts of food items (blueberries, cabbage, onions) to make the dye, but all I pulled together was some beet dye.…

Good eggs

I was cruising Craig’s List a couple weeks ago. I was hoping to find an old horse trough to use in the garden like this. I couldn’t find any horse troughs and no one answered the wanted ad I put…

Sushi

The other night we made sushi. Although H and I have eaten our fair share of sushi, neither of us have ever rolled it ourselves. No time like the present to try. We spent the afternoon preparing the ingredients and…

Rainbow cake!

Normally I try to keep the processed sugar and the artificial colors restricted to special occasions. But then I saw this website. Unfortunately I saw it two days after Anders’ birthday. Anders’ loves rainbows. We sing the rainbow song he…

Gingerbread house

One of our Advent Adventures was to make a gingerbread house (they aren’t always this involved, sometimes we pick something we are already doing–Holiday Stroll–another time we went to the park after dinner and counted stars. Sometimes we read a…

Pumpkin seeds

When Halloween was over I was ready to get rid of the pumpkins. They were sitting on my mantle after all and I feared dripping pumpkin slop. I thought if I unceremoniously threw them in the rot pile in the…

Chili feed

I didn’t win the chili contest at the Bunker’s annual chili-off. This is the fourth year we were invited and still no trophy. The first year H and I were running a little late. I was pregnant with Anders and…