Our family has been going through a financial rough spot. The grocery budget has taken a backseat to larger urgent needs. So I've been trying to cook from our pantry as much as possible. It's a challenge, but I've learned a lot, and made some good discoveries. This recipe is one of them. It comes… Continue reading Adventures in Bean Cookery: White Bean Soup
Making a surprise blanket is always fun, but also nerve-wracking! I scour all three of my local yarn sources, looking for just the right color, just the right weight, just the right texture. But then, I worry... will it go with the nursery decor? Will the parents hate the size? Will the baby hate the… Continue reading Pink & Brown Woobies
One of the kiddos I made a blanket for last year really latched on to his. So his parents requested a second for his first birthday this year... This is my traditional granny square design with rounds of single and double crochets for stability. I used Baby Bee Baby Camouflage Sweet Delight Baby Ombre Yarn.… Continue reading Baby Camo Blanket
Quiero decir muchisimas gracias a todos mis amigos catrachos por su entusiasmo en estos dias. Algunos me han preguntaron porque esta gringuita de Missouri, USA tiene tan interés en Honduras. Es un historia bien largo. Crecía en una familia Cristiana, asistio a la iglesia cada semana. Y realmente mi fe, mi relacion con Dios, me… Continue reading ¿Por qué la gringa se interesa en Honduras?
Intento de traduccion de: A Honduran Flag & A Sweat-Soaked Jersey AVISO: Disculpa por el español terrible. Antes del partido mi amiga Erin y yo hablamos y decidimos que necesitábamos hacer un bienvenido acogida para nuestro favorito Sporting Catracho, que había hecho SKC y Honduras muy orgullosos durante los Olímpicos. Así que me trajo mi bandera… Continue reading Una Bandera y Una Camiseta
Erin & I talked before the game, and decided we needed a good welcome home for our favorite Sporting Catracho, who had done SKC and Honduras so very proud during the Olympics. So I brought my Honduras flag. We waved it like mad whenever we got a chance during the game, but we knew the… Continue reading A Honduran Flag & A Sweat-Soaked Jersey
Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month Blogging Challenge #8: "Let there be light." Most Migraineurs have issues with light sensitivity. What do you do to cope with it? Light sensitivity is always a challenge. For years, I couldn't stand wearing sunglasses, even though everyone told me it would help. But back… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #8 – Let there be light
Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #7: List Topper. There are lots of myths and misconceptions about Migraine. Which one tops your list as the biggest and most common? What can we do to get the truth out there? The most obvious one, the one I deal with most frequently, and… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #7 – List Topper
Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #6: Name That Tune! Choose a theme song for Migraine disease or your headache disorder. See if you can find a YouTube video of it for your blog post. At first I was just going to skip this day's blog challenge. A theme song for migraines?… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #6 – Name that Tune
Trying to increase nutrition in my food, and avoid some of the nutritiously neutral/negative ingredients, I did an experiment last night. Four Food Groups Egg Salad Sandwich 1 Hard-boiled Egg 3 TBSP Low-Fat Cottage Cheese A Squirt of Honey Mustard 1 Stalk of Asparagus 1 tsp Sweet Pickle Relish 2 Slices Oat Bran Bread I… Continue reading Recipe – Four Food Groups Egg Salad Sandwich
Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #5: Do That To Me One More Time. What comfort measure do you find helps you enough during a Migraine that you go back to it again and again, and how do you use it? I have a stash of ready-to-go gel icepacks in the freezer.… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #5 – Do That To Me One More Time
I've been trying to get more veggies into my diet. I bought a bunch of veggies for a family meal, which didn't all get used. So I had to figure out how to put the veggies to good use, even if I didn't feel like eating them. Enter my hand blender (otherwise known as the… Continue reading Hiding Veggies in Food
Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #4: "June Is Bustin' Out All Over!" What's the best tip you can offer others for having some summer fun despite Migraines? Well, that's a tough one. Heat and sunshine are challenges for me. I just have to really listen to my body, and not push myself… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #4 – June Is Bustin’ Out All Over!
Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #3: Just shoot me now! What's your worst Migraine trigger? Can you avoid it? How do you handle it? I don't know if I have a "worst" trigger. The most inevitable ones are hormones (love that monthly cycle), and weather (usually dropping barometric pressure). Those are… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #3 – Just Shoot Me Now!