Author Archives: Wendi

Homemade Magic Shell

I’ve been hiding something and I need to finally set it free…I am impulsive.  There, I said it.  My impulsiveness comes in two different flavors. There is the entitled impulsiveness like when I see a little something that makes me … Continue reading

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

What kind of crazy made me think  it was reasonable to order my child’s birthday present six days before her birthday and expect to get away with it? The kind of crazy that comes from sleep deprivation. Who in their … Continue reading

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7.20.14

Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear Libby.  Happy birthday to you. I love you to pieces. Momma

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Foolproof Broiled Pork Chops

I hate bedtime. Wait, let me clarify.  I love my bedtime.  But I dread Libby’s. Up until a few months ago, we had a solid routine.  A little Peppa Pig, Charlie and Lola, or Yo Gabba Gabba!, dinner, play, pajamas, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Did you know that cupcakes can be so good that they need protection?  They can.  These are.  Let me  tell you how they came to be. After stumbling across Movita Beaucoup’s delightful blog, courtesy of More Stomach, I added her … Continue reading

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Pudding Pops

Dear Libby, I hope that you will always have golden summer moments like this one. Love, Momma Pudding Pops Adapted from Dorie Greenspan and The Craving Chronicles BAH Note: These pops are ridiculously easy to pull together.  Just remember that … Continue reading

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1.20.14

Dear Libby, I took this picture of you today.  Somehow, in this moment you aren’t my 18 month old.  No, in this moment I see the big girl you will become peeking out at me.  And it makes me all … Continue reading

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Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

I have a news flash for you…life with a one year old is pretty freaking chaotic. Pick me up, put me down, catch me, chase me up the stairs, read me a book, let’s play picnic, BANANA! Put that on … Continue reading

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Beefyroni

I’ve been visiting rehab lately.  Something about that sentence has a whole lot of shock value until I clarify that I was going to visit my grandmother who was getting physical therapy/rehab for a broken arm.  After a number of … Continue reading

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The Secret to Homemade Chicken Soup

Seems to me that the people who write recipes must have have some secrets up their sleeves, or a rabbit in their hat.  Because I can’t otherwise explain how they can possibly do things like caramelize onions in 30 minutes … Continue reading

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