I am in so much trouble. For my birthday, Stephen took me to dinner at Franny’s*. They don’t take reservations, so while we waited for a table we sat at the bar, chatting. And since it was my birthday and all, we talked about my favorite thing: food. I can’t remember how it came up, […]
These lightly sweet, crumbly little cookies were our holiday gift for Harry’s teachers—they’re spritz cookies, the kind you make with a cookie press (mine is by Kuhn Rikon). Spritz are terrific to make with little kids—who doesn’t love a gadget that shoots cookie dough? I held the press down against the baking sheet, and Harry […]
Four-year-olds, it seems, aren’t much more interested in precision than two-year-olds. I don’t think they minded.
Since becoming a mom, I’ve learned so many things: How to change a diaper on a squirmy, slippery infant. How to change a diaper on a standing-up (or running-away) toddler. How to persuade a preschooler to share the 1000 stickers he’s hoarding. Seriously important stuff, but for the most part I don’t write about it […]
Can you believe it? Six years ago today, this little blog was born. When I realized it this morning, I asked the blog’s Facebook fans (and that includes you, no?) for suggestions on how to celebrate. Several of them had the same idea: with The Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies in the Entire World! Yes, […]