Zucchini Bread

zucchini bread recipe

We’ve got zucchini coming out of our wazoos, people.  Hub’s garden has been spitting the stuff out like it’s getting paid by the pound.  And we all know how hubs feels about wasting his bounty.  Need a reminder?  Check out this blog post and you’ll understand my pain. So, I’ve been cooking with it.  And […]

Friday Favorites

little boy haircut

I believe a weekly wrap-up of some of my favorites is in order. Why?  Because it’s Friday and I’ve had some favorites.  I know.  Groundbreaking stuff here. Favorite #1:  That I’m married to a hunky guy who doubles as a hairstylist. Okay, hairstylist  might be a stretch.  But he periodically (and confidently!) removes hair from […]

The Dirty Dash 2014

dirty dash 2014 taking a mud bath

“So, Mindy.  I plan on taking the kids on this obstacle course thing.  The Dirty Dash 2014.  Pretty much we jump around in mud, race across a field, climb stuff.  In mud.  K?” Forcing back my germaphobic tendencies and involuntary eye tick I calmly respond, “Uh, no.” And so it went, back and forth, until Hubs […]

Summer Fun in the Backyard Pool

Summer Fun Baby Inflatable Pool

Is it hot in your neck of the woods? Good Lawd but it’s been a scorcher lately. And us Northwesterners aren’t really equipped to handle skin-sizzling heat. Our delicate dermis is screaming in protest at unrecognized UV rays, sweat-inducing temperatures and the generous slathering of sunscreen (applied in the hope of saving our top layer […]