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MJ's Bookshelf

MJ’s Bookshelf: Lulu Ladybug

Lulu Ladybug is a sweet little book by Sam Walshaw that I picked up for Mackenzie earlier this summer.  We spent a lot of time in the garden and at you-pick farms and the farmer’s markets this summer, and it seemed fitting. I was…

October 8, 2013

Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Summer Squash

We are always striving for that perfect weeknight meal – seasonal and locally grown ingredients, easy to prepare, and kid-friendly. This recipe makes that list. But let’s be honest. Easy or hard, if Mackenzie loves it, it always makes the list. Roasting the vegetables…

September 6, 2013
Family Mackenzie

Little Girl

On Monday night while we were getting dinner ready, Chris took Mackenzie outside to play and water the plants. I came out to get them, but Chris mentioned that Mackenzie hadn’t had her turn to play in the water yet. Oh, my, well, we…

July 25, 2012

Sweet Saturday

(Can’t see the video at the top of this post? Click here. It’s of Chris and Mackenzie. Holy cute.) This past Saturday was so much fun. So full of beautiful memories. We made ebelskivers with dark chocolate for breakfast, played at the pool with…

July 12, 2011

Ze Colds. Ve Haz Dem.

Mackenzie has a cold. (Confirmed by her pediatrician today. What can I say — baby coughs, and I want to take her in. This is my first time.) Now I have a cold, and Chris feels run down. Yay. Bah. There should be no…

June 9, 2011