It truly does not matter what age your kids are, how many you have, what gender they identify as, what town/city you live in, what your house looks like, whether your kids attend public school, private school or are home-schooled: every single parent on this planet experiences moments of frustration, confusion, exasperation, irritation and depletion when raising a family. The reasons why I get can't sleep some nights may be very different from yours, but the fact remains the same: we are parents and we may never sleep again. What one considers a tough parenting day might induce eye rolling and judgement from another. A neighbor detailing her teen daughter's second suspension from school and her son's recent health scare might actually make you thankful for the...
Is there anything more hearty and satisfying than a big bowl of chili with a side of tortilla chips or cornbread? I love this recipe because as it simmers my entire house smells amazing, drawing my kids out of their messy rooms (where the curtains are probably still closed 😩) and into our kitchen!
This chili is so hearty and satisfying that I won’t be tempted to make poor decisions because I’m hungry and surrounded by food.
A stew simmering on the stove + a glass of red wine = more reasons why I love winter in New England.
One of our favorite recipes is French onion soup. It has all the flavor combinations one can ask for: sweet onions, salty broth, rich gooey cheese, crusty garlicky bread.