How to survive your first week at home alone with two children (or one. or three. or twelve.)

Gather: 1 c sugar 1/2 c basil leaves, rinsed 2 tsp ground sumac or 1/4 sumac berries 1/2 c blueberries (or to taste) 1/2 tsp citric acid or juice of one lemon 1 c water Combine sugar, basil, sumac, and berries in a small saucepan. Muddle until basil is fragrant but not mushed to hell. … Continue reading How to survive your first week at home alone with two children (or one. or three. or twelve.)

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A Weekend, with too many parentheses and just enough sunshine

On Saturday, we: woke up to a sunny day ate eggs + bacon + spinach + onions to make way for this week’s CSA pickup  ran (RAN) out the door to get to that CSA pickup,a bounty of garlic scapes and arugula and red leaf lettuce and zucchini and radishes and more spinach and broccoli … Continue reading A Weekend, with too many parentheses and just enough sunshine