This is my grandmother’s recipe and it’s awesome, not least because you pour the batter over the top of the berries and it makes its own crust. I have made this recipe more times than I can count, and with all sorts of berries. It’s an easy one to do on short notice — I […]

This is my go-to quick dinner for my daughter when I want to make sure she gets something green in her diet (however hidden). I started making patties for her because they were easy for her to hold and feed herself. It’s not such an issue now that she’s getting better with utensils, but they […]

I made a sturdy little photo album for my daughter’s first birthday by mounting photographs on cardboard, covering them in clear Con-Tact paper, then punching holes in the edges and putting them on metal rings so she could turn the pages. She really enjoys flipping through the album and pointing out friends and family members. […]

I planted my first vegetable garden this year, but most of the produce has been from things I didn’t really plant–volunteer tomatoes and butternut squash that grew from our compost. It’s been such a hot summer that some of the butternut squash is already ripe, so I’m trying to come up with things to do […]

Several weeks ago, someone from a listserv that I’m on posted about a free course offered by Google called Power Searching. Nerdy, perhaps, but the price was right, and I signed up for it. Most of the topics they touched on were search features that I was at least dimly aware of, but there were […]