This weekend was the Womenâ€™s World Cup finals in soccer, and the US team played Japan in an exciting match that the US team ultimately lost.Â Losing is a big part of sports, and a big thing every child can learn from sports is sportsmanship – how to be a gracious winner and loser.Â One […]
We saw a Great Blue Heron resting on the lake last week, but I couldnâ€™t get too close for pictures without scaring him off.Â They are gorgeous birds.
A clamming knife is one of those tools you don’t use everyday, but if you need one there is no substitute. Trying to shuck a clam without a clamming knife is just asking for frustration and sliced fingers. Clams hold their shells together tightly, and a professional clamming knife is specially designed to fit in […]
My kids loved this recipe, and what is not to like, it is basically clams with bacon and butter. It is a good thing it is an appetizer and not a main dish, so you only eat a few each. We are going to the ocean for vacation in a few weeks and can’t wait […]
This week I am trying to do a better job of keeping track of what I have in the house and use it in cooking. Especially the vegetables, since I keep having to throw out things from the vegetable drawer that never got used. So this week I actually made a list (revolutionary concept, I […]
Sonsi is an online shopping and social destination designed exclusively for plus-size women.Â Although the fashion industry is geared toward skinny models, the reality is that about 60% of American women wear sizes 12 and up, and I am in that 60%.Â So a site that allows larger women, like me, to select stylish clothes […]