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Food Friday: Baked Arancini


Is there anything better that fried balls of cheese-stuffed risotto?  Really? This classic dish is very near and dear to my heart.  I’ve made it a handful of different ways and loved each of them in their own way.  When I was younger, my sister made this a couple of times and I got to […]

A Haircut


When The Mister broke his leg, we were flooded with so many kind words, flowers, offers to make meals, grocery shop for us, and care packages.  It was truly a moment of “We have the BEST friends.” And seriously guys, we cannot thank you enough for being so supportive the past couple of weeks while […]



A direct quote from The Mister’s boss when he tried to come into work two weeks ago. A couple of weeks ago, he broke his leg playing soccer – a bad break that required surgery and the placement of a metal plate in his right leg. I now have a new understanding and empathy for people who have […]

Food Friday: White Bean, Bacon, Kale,...


I should really come up with a shorter name for this one, but nothing really does it justice.  It’s essentially my pasta-less take on a minestrone. Back in August when that super cute I-could-squeeze-those-cheeks-for-days nephew of ours was born, we offered to make some freezable meals for my sister and brother-in-law.  Any one who’s been on […]

I Just Want Brick


Any Rehab Addict fans out there?  She’s kind of our hero when it comes to house stuff. There’s something that happens to a house when it’s been passed down to various owners several times over 100 years.  Each owner adds a tweak here and there.  Everyone has their reasons for doing certain things.  Perhaps a […]

Meet Our Newest Family Member


We’d like to take moment to introduce you to our nephew. Jackson Slade Bond 8 . 20 . 2014 8 lbs 11 oz  – 21 1/2 inches long. Welcome to the world, little man.