Category: food

Mardi Gras

I’m attending a community planning meeting this morning to help save programs at my child’s school. Then helping my parents move some stuff at the new house. Then? Then, Todd and I get to go to our friend Lucy’s Mardi Gras party. Lucy is a Mobile native and they have a party every year. This is our first chance to… Read more →

Share/Save

A Girl Can Dream

I’ve written about Bunco, already. I was skeptical at first about a bunch of suburban women sitting around throwing dice and drinking wine, visions of 1950s Bridge Clubs, cucumber sandwiches and petit-fours in my head, but I love my Bunco group. We had Bunco last night. It is usually on a Thursday, but this month, we had it on Friday.… Read more →

Rainy Sunday, Good Times

With all the rain over the weekend, we were about to go nuts at Chez Dogwood. We decided to get out for the day, weather be damned! First, we went to Dim Sum at Canton House. One of the best parts of our new neighborhood is its proximity to really great, diverse, and cheap food on Buford Highway. Buford Highway… Read more →

Tucker Tree Lighting

I took a few photos on Tuesday when we attended the Tucker tree lighting. Todd was working late, so the kids and I hit Matthews Cafeteria. It was great and if you haven’t had it, you should check it out. Old school southern cooking, kid-friendly, and very time-warpy. We know I love a good time warp. Todd met us and… Read more →

Thanksgiving Followup

So, Todd didn’t cry after the game. I know I promised Iron Bowl, Part II, but I am all out of witty comments. Here is the abridged version: We left the game, and “borrowed” a couple of cokes. We hitched a ride back to our car with Ned’s mom, Gwen. We parked at Todd’s old Jr. High and I got… Read more →

Cotton Candy Clouds

Tiller: “Mama? Are the clouds flat?” Me: “Flat?” Tiller: “Yeah, flat.” She lies on the couch and points up. “Like the ceiling.” Me: “Um, well, no, they are kinda poofy.” Tiller: [Face lighting up with joy and recognition.] “Oh! Like cotton candy!” Related posts: Our Eyes are Like Doors Growing Chocolate and Wonder and Hope Read more →