Move over Starbucks

Somewhere in between my 5(!) carpools yesterday, I had a few minutes with nothing to do but wait. **Warning: this can be dangerous anywhere near a Starbucks drive-thru. I decided to splurge on a tall latte, which rang up to $3.14. That would be $.12 more than the last time I got a Starbucks, so … Continue reading Move over Starbucks

Everything but the pie

November somehow crept up on me yesterday, which means my family will be in town for Thanksgiving in a few weeks. I have no idea what I'm making for the meal, but I know this much: they'll expect pumpkin squares for dessert. These squares are yummy and gooey, and they have the added advantage of … Continue reading Everything but the pie

Fall for coffee

Remember that Folger's commercial where the parents roll out of bed only when they smell the coffee? As a working mother of 4, that's basically the scene around here. Only I'm the one usually making the coffee. And no one's allowed to start nagging before I get to drink it. Sure, I like Starbucks as … Continue reading Fall for coffee