Saturday, December 10, 2011

Party Quesadillas (Veggie, and Green Chile/Chicken) With Bean Dip and Guacamole [LINK]

Are you ready to be amazed?
I had to make some goodies for a holiday party, so I chose:
Veggie Quesadillas
Green Chile/Chicken Quesadillas
Homemade black bean dip
Homemade guacamole
Sour Cream

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Inside Scoop on Raising Gifted and Talented Kids (LINK)

Didja know that both Steeeve and I were considered Gifted and Talented at one point?  Yeah. It's true.

You can tell from our faces there, can't you?  (He's in the green shorts and I'm in the little dress. Oh, and our big brother Dave is holding the guitar, and our sister Karen is making the odd "I'm about to surrender to the cops" gesture.  That's our amazing Grandpa Allison in the middle.)

Perhaps not surprisingly, we are both raising passels (would two kids each be considered "passels"?  Or just a small herd?) of G&T kids ourselves.  Here's my story.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Kate Hearts Justin Beaver! PWN3D!

{ Kate Prouty Hearts Justin Beaver }  
Kate, your reign as the chief persecutor of tea lovers is over. Bwa-ha-ha!

"I love flower tea," Kate gushes embarrassingly.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Thanksgiving, In Verse

'tWAS the night before THankgiving
and all through the house,
not a grownup was stirring
but the dogs ate a mouse.

The taters were skinned and in water with care,
and the 'shrooms were quartered and waiting for ...

This isn't working very well.
How about this?

"Thanksgiving blahblahturkeyblah potatoesblahblahwine."


Happy whatevergiving.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Kate's Croissant-Making Cocktail Hour! [Link]

Remember how I'm going to do all that "clean eating"? 
Tomorrow.  I start tomorrow. Promise.

But today?  Today I shall eat croissants.  That I made MYSELF.

Oh yes indeedlydoodly
Croissants make you cool.