Monthly Archives: February 2021

Adventures in Food: An Offer I Can’t Refuse

Sunday, February 28th 2021 . Boy *insists* on making me Breakfast in Bed this morning! When he first offers, I say “Thank you but I’d rather get up and come be with the family.” He says, “No I just really … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Biscuits and Gravy

Wednesday, February 23rd 2021 . Chef Daddy calls this, “Biscuits and Gravy.” . It looks like “Chicken and Asparagus” to me, but what do I know? . . . Don’t get me wrong, there certainly was both biscuits AND gravy … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s Marble Roller Coaster

Saturday, February 20th 2021 2021-02-20 CJ’s Marble Roller Coaster [0:26]: . *

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At Rise: BAD Morning

Saturday, February 20th 2021 . AT RISE: It is Saturday morning. Dad is cooking breakfast and Mom is the table. The closed door to Boy’s bedroom is on the other side of the table. The door opens. BOY: [Emerges from … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: The Flesh Wound of Omelettes

Friday, February 19th 2021 . Gavin was pretty pleased at making his own omelette today, as he should be. He didn’t even fret that a hole was exploding out the side of it. He said; “This is the ‘Just a … Continue reading

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Just Saying… and Adventures in Food

Sunday, February 14th 2021 It’s worth noting that I am spoiled and also had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. It starts when I run head first into this lovely man, sporting two drinks that are, well, red. #AdventuresinFood . As if … Continue reading

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CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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You Don’t *Censure* People for Inciting Insurrection that Kills

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . McConnell: ‘That guy whose acquittal I just orchestrated is guilty as hell!’ Pelosi: .

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Look at That Cat: Domestic Sports

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . So what if I should be embarrassed by how much of the day is spent looking at our cats and making up dumb stuff about them. What can I say; it’s CircusKitchen Quarantine. . . … Continue reading

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ClaraJane Cooking Cookies with Her Class

Friday, February 12th 2021 . . Today marks the third time ClaraJane’s 4th + 5th grade class has made cookies “together.” . The recipe is “Jam Ribbon Cookies,” although CJ made hers with chocolate. Here it is: COOKIE INGREDIENTS: 1/2C … Continue reading

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