Happy Birthday to Me!

This past weekend, we celebrated my 41st birthday. I’d been reminding Ali for the entire past year that I wanted her lobster ravioli for my birthday dinner, and it was just as spectacular as I remembered it. I also challenged her to make a lemon pie. I really hope she shares that recipe here soon. I’m convinced the world would be a nicer place if everyone tried it. The dinner is what first comes to mind when I think about that night because, well, yummy food. But that was only a small part of my celebration. (more…)

The Themes of the Year

We are only four months into the year, but already I am recognizing its theme – rules and unexpected visitors. The girls have enjoyed new experiences with friends and stepped into the world of online gaming. This week, they continued to enjoy their new social life, and I had an unexpected visitor, time. (more…)