File This Under #WTH

Calorie free peanut butter spread. What? Yes, think about it: zero calorie peanut butter spread. Peanuts and zero calories do not belong in the same sentence much less the same jar. Yes, I am being judgy. I need to work on that but really? I read the nutrition information. Sure enough: zero calories. Okay, I…

Easiest Popcorn

Recently the kids have begun to express an interest in creating a more varied menu at home. My daughter has been reading the ingredient lists on some of the boxes. She is peppering me with questions like: What is maltodextrin? What is lactic acid? Well, before I need to explain another snack label, it was…

A Very Sad Day …

This was the place where I came to get a bit of home (where ever home is) and without getting into the subject in too much detail without my coffee, the fact that Target chose to give this only two years makes me sad and disappointed. I am at the Target and heard it from…

A Bit of Summer on this Cold Winter Day …

This little bird brings such joy and warmth to my heart. It was taken underneath a gorgeous palm tree at Las Caletas Lodge less than a month ago. With the snow outside, I needed a little bit of warmth today and this photo was perfect.

Gettin’ More ‘Waldorfy’

This new year brought on more commitment from me in a few areas. 1. Spend less money on frivolous things. Please note that frivolous things (at least in my book) do not include my nails or hair. 2. Commit to being more tuned in to the rhythm of my family and the seasons. 3. Slow…

Cabbage Boobs

The last time I put cabbage on my boobs was 7 years ago. “What?” you uninitiated ask. “Cabbage ON your boobs? Why, for the love of god and all that is holy, would you put a food item . . . especially a winter vegetable . . .  on your boobs? But while we are on this…

OMG, We Agree on Something

It came to me. It hit me. It hit me like a ton of bricks. It was Sunday night and the premier Downton Abbey, Season 5 in Canada. I had chatted with my father earlier in the evening and he told me that he was excited that Downton Abbey was premiering again in a few hours….