Posted in May 2012

Big Apple Pie for the Little Leaguer

Big Apple Pie for the Little Leaguer

If you had told me in March when our little league season began that our team would be the champions, I would have laughed.  At first, we seemed to be the bad news bears.   Most of the kids had never played baseball before, and we lost the first five games.  But slowly, as the … Continue reading

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7 Sisters Pie

7 Sisters Pie

Thirteen years ago, when I graduated from college, my closest friends and I pledged that our graduation would not be a final goodbye. As friends who had shared so much together for the four years we were in college, we promised that we would gather together once a year to reminisce, reconnect, and reflect. Since … Continue reading

Goodbye Preschool

Goodbye Preschool

Last week we graduated from preschool.  I say “we” because the graduation, the transfer from sweet-little-church-three-day-a-week-pre-school to the big world of every day public Kindergarten is as huge for me as it is for my five year old.  It may actually be harder for me.  Sure, it will be nice to have both of my … Continue reading

Spinach Artichoke Ricotta Pie

Spinach Artichoke Ricotta Pie

This pie was inspired by a recipe from Rachel Ray.  I am always looking for good spinach recipes, and because we have a good amount of spinach growing in our garden, I thought this would be a fine time to try a spinach pie.  As I began looking for recipes, I came across one that … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

“A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.”  –Tenneva Jordan I was talking with a friend of mine last week about the ups and downs of parenthood.  This friend, recently married, is wondering if she will ever want … Continue reading

Broccoli Cheddar Rustic Pie

Broccoli Cheddar Rustic Pie

We bought too much broccoli.  Actually, this happens quite often.  I buy some of the things we need, i.e. milk, toilet paper, coffee, and bread, and David also buys these things.  Toilet paper is easy to stack in the bathroom, but broccoli cannot sit in the fridge for too long without being eaten.  And no … Continue reading

Nightlock Berry Mini Pies

Nightlock Berry Mini Pies

The Hunger Games trilogy has been all the rage, especially in the teenage world which is where I live a lot of the time.  This Friday, our school had a Hunger Games themed event to raise money for childhood cancer.  Districts were made up by class grades. For example, 9th grade was District 9, 10th … Continue reading