Yearly Archives: 2014


My son Jake has always loved computers.  When he was two he would sit at my computer, open up the photo booth and take pictures of himself.  He then would open his gmail, attach a photo, and send it to his preschool teachers with the subject HI, the only word […]

Littlebits


My poor neglected blog. I have given you no attention in what feels like forever.  In reality it has been only 2 months.  The past 2 months have been crazy.  Joey has a HS diploma and is working in the culinary field.  He makes amazing food for us and he […]

Where am I?


Where did the summer go? Why do all the fun things go by so quickly, and then the things you dread take forever. The kids are growing so quickly, and I honestly feel like I blinked 18 years ago and now I have 5 kids who are growing before my […]

School is back in session



Have you heard of the App called Instacart? It is hands down, the best app that I have downloaded in  the past 5 years.  Not even joking!   Don’t get mad at me though, this app does not work everywhere.  However, if you live in the DC Metro area you […]

Have you heard of Instacart?


In our Maryland’s Pick organic food bag we have been getting 2-3 heads of kale a week. There is only so much kale salad we can eat.  (I have also been putting kale in our smoothies but SHHHHH)  We have been sharing our kale and eating our kale, but it […]

Kale Chips in the Microwave???


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Our family loves to watch Shark Tank together.  We quickly give our opinions on whether the product that is being presented will be funded or not, will become popular or not, can be found on the internet or not.  It is a very fun family evening activity.  Shark Tank provides […]

Would you like some #Sharktankswag



This was our second week of Maryland’s Pick from our local Whole Foods. Another big bag of green, healthy, and delicious items!! Not much different than last week. Again, all organic items from Homestead Farms. I am really excited about the squash. Quinoa zucchini fritters are definitely happening this weekend. […]

Maryland’s Pick- Week Two


We got 6 big bunches of fennel in our Maryland Pick bag this past week. I have never bought fennel before and I really did not know what I would do with it.  Since we were sick this past weekend, we had a lot of chicken soup, and soup means […]

Fennel Chicken Salad


This weekend was full of sickness. UGH!!!  Diane was so sick with a high fever, strep throat, just wanting Mama’s cuddles.  But our basket of greens was calling so we made our first recipe.  If you like the flavor of garlic this dip is for you!!  It is super strong, […]

Garlic Scapes Dip



The day was finally here. I have wanted to sign up for a CSA for many years, but it is always so expensive.  When I saw signs atour local Whole Foods Rockville, for a local CSA called Maryland’s Pick I stopped at the customer service desk for more info.  $20 […]

Maryland’s Pick: Week One