Archives for the Month of April, 2011

Spring Nature Table

Spring 2011

I love the springtime.  It’s my favorite season here in Florida, and it can be fleeting.  I love the whole spring holiday aesthetic: pastel colors, birdies, eggs.  What’s not to love about that?  I vowed to not let the holiday sneak up on me this year but it did anyway.  It seems that every year […]

Yesterday’s Birthday Cake

It was The Daddy Monkey’s birthday yesterday. The kids played with their grandparents while we saw priceless works of art and ate sushi.  Then we went toy shopping (of course). It was a rare treat, being alone together for that long. (Our longest ever without kids, I think.) I made this coconut cake. I made […]

this moment

In Amanda’s words: This Moment – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.

Recipe Box and a Gluten-Free Recipe

I’ve been wanting to organize my very favorite recipes into a very special place.  I could only imagine my happiness if someone handed me a box like this, filled with cherished recipes.  I would probably explode with joy.  So the journey begins. The Daddy Monkey gave me this box for Christmas and I love it […]

School at the Beach

Well I sort of disappeared from this space for a while there.  I’m sure you can guess why:  I came down with the flu the kids had. Somehow The Daddy Monkey was spared.  But today we are all sick with some sort of sinus cold.  So rather than focus on how much sickness I’ve dealt […]