Biscotti Baking

I’ve been wanting to give biscotti-making a try for a while now. There’s something very appealing about a homemade treat that you can make far in advance and freeze to have on hand to use as gifts. Also, I have a hunch the cookie’s Italian roots attracted me as well, since Kevin and I enjoy […]

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They DO Exist!

Until January 9, 2012, I had no idea an animal called a “narwhal” existed. A unicorn whale? Are you kidding me? How in the world did I miss learning about this should-be mythical wonder of nature? (Also, why aren’t more people talking about these creatures on a regular basis? I mean, really.) The 5-year-old version […]

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Things I Don’t Do

In this time of resolutions and good intentions and fresh starts, I thought it was only fitting to take inventory and prioritize a bit as I look forward to 2012. The first thing that came to mind was a chapter from Shawna Niequist’s book Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace and Learning the Hard Way. The […]

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