We are three weeks away from hopping on a plane and heading to the South of France. I just made that sound so easy, didn't I? "Oh, ya know! Just HOP on a transatlantic plane!...with two toddlers!" Am I making a bigger deal out of this than necessary? It seems daunting to me because it… Continue reading Packing and Ramen
Y'all, did I mention I was bummed about not going on a two-week transatlantic cruise anymore? I have? Oh, well that's good because IT. IS. THE. TRUTH. Considering we planned on being unreachable come April 21st, this DEFINITELY changes our calendar a bit. We booked a new method of transport. Wait for it... It's a… Continue reading New Plan, Same Destination.
I haven't shared all the details of our itinerary because I know that changes are inevitable. Sure enough, we haven’t even left for our trip and we’ve been thrown a massive crane curveball. Last week, news broke that Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas was damaged by a crane falling onto it. This was the… Continue reading Cranes, Cruises, and Cancellations…Oh, my!
There's quite an odd juxtaposition with tabbouleh (ta-BOO-lee) for multiple reasons. This isn't one of your whip-it-up-in-a-pinch salads. It's tedious. You have to really, really want tabbouleh. The zinger is that there are people who don't enjoy tabbouleh. Parsley's flavor is bitter and peppery, and its texture coarse and uninviting. Many think of it as… Continue reading Tabbouleh
My family and I have been in quite an interesting season of our lives for the past eight months. We’ve been living at my parent's house since selling our beloved condo back in late summer. That's right, y'all, I'm back in my childhood bedroom at the age of thirty! Thanks, Mom and Dad! The silver… Continue reading Sabbatical(ish)