Meal plans

Meal plan: week of March 18, 2019

Meal plan: week of March 18, 2019

Spring has sprung in Seattle and my goodness it makes everything better. Sun, blue skies, the mountains popping, the flowers bursting. This morning, the kids and I walked all over our neighborhood, stopping for pretzel rolls at our favorite bakery and macarons at the farmer’s […]

Meal plan: week of March 11, 2019

Meal plan: week of March 11, 2019

Oh my goodness my sourdough starter has been killing it over the last couple of weeks. I’ve made a few tweaks to my approach, and she is turning out the most gorgeous and satisfyingly delicious bread that I’ve ever made. Look at these beauties. Also, […]

Meal plan: week of March 4, 2019

Meal plan: week of March 4, 2019

I have a rule, wherein I am not allowed to buy any cookbook until I have checked it out of the library and actually used it for a few weeks. If I find after a couple of weeks I’m happy to return it, I don’t […]

Meal plan: week of February 4, 2019

Meal plan: week of February 4, 2019

I started last week with a seven-year-old, and kick off this one with an eight-year-old. How’d I get so lucky and where did the time go? Monday. I’m going to make a pot of gigante beans to add to my lunches this week, and I […]

Meal plan: week of January 21, 2019

Meal plan: week of January 21, 2019

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King Jr. I’ll just leave that here, because I’m not sure there’s much to be added to such a poignant, relevant, and truthful statement. I hope your Martin Luther King […]

Meal plan: week of January 14, 2019 (what?!)

Meal plan: week of January 14, 2019 (what?!)

When you’ve had a fully delightful grandparental invasion that lasts for an entire joy-filled month, let me just tell you that the letdown when everybody goes is real and dire. The kids are all, “YOU AGAIN, MAMA?!? Where are my constant sources of entertainment and […]

Meal plan: week of December 3, 2018

Meal plan: week of December 3, 2018

Goodness, I blinked and suddenly winter is getting all wintery at me. Seattle isn’t exactly a frigid wasteland, but we watched an extremely evocative movie last night (Wind River, pretty horrifyingly bleak) and I’ve been feeling shivery since. Plus I’m about to head out the […]

Meal plan: week of November 26, 2018

Meal plan: week of November 26, 2018

Well, once again a few weeks have slipped by, but once again I’m deciding it’s better to post a hopefully useful meal plan than skip it, even if that’s a whole lot easier. Things have been a bit hectic, with visitors and the usual chaos […]

VOTE Meal plan VOTE: VOTE Week of VOTE November VOTE 5

VOTE Meal plan VOTE: VOTE Week of VOTE November VOTE 5

Oh man this is it, the week of Election Day (TOMORROW) in the United States, and I’m terrified. I hope you’ve voted already, if you can, or your plan is in place to cast your ballot tomorrow (11/6), on Election Day. If you need help […]

Double shot meal plan: weeks of October 22 and October 29

Double shot meal plan: weeks of October 22 and October 29

So, it turns out the constant, consistent stress of the current apocalyptic political and social situation is having a bit of a toll on my mental health and weakening my desire to post pithy posts about meal plans. Who would have thought? Nonetheless, I’m still creating […]