Monthly Archives: June 2011


I will have more words at some point, but today I can only write to let you know that our family has suffered an enormous loss this week.  Scott Walker died Tuesday night from a massive heart attack.  He was our … Continue reading

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Friday Pie-Day {Classic Cherry}

Is there a more quintessentially summer treat than Classic Cherry Pie?  Given that cherries are only in season for a few short weeks in late May and early June, perhaps not.  I have enjoyed my share of cherry pies that … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancers

A few weeks ago I gave you a peek at this year’s ballet recital with the promise of more to come.  Today is the day I will make good on that promise. Annie and Norah take ballet at Margo Dean … Continue reading

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Friday Pie-Day {Coffee Molasses Shoofly}

It’s Friday Pie-Day!  Today I want to share with you Coffee-Molasses Shoofly Pie.  You heard me right.  Shoo.  Fly.  This is a throw {way} back.   There was even a song about it in the early 1940′s recorded by Ella … Continue reading

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Crack Corn

A couple of years ago my husband and I discovered an amazing recipe in Grill It! by Bobby Flay.  Bobby calls it Cuban-Style Corn.  I’ve never been to Cuba or had their corn, but the photo in the book made … Continue reading

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Friday Pie-Day {Deep Dish Apple}

It’s Friday Pie-Day!  Are you excited to kick off the Summer of Pies?  This week we are making Deep Dish Apple Pie {click on the title below to download and print the recipe}.  This pie is delicious, perfect anytime of … Continue reading

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A Few Announcements

It’s Summer!  Officially. School is over {for us}, the popsicles are in the freezer, and I have three fun things to announce. First, this happened yesterday… Jake lost his first tooth {in the car…hence the terrible photo}.  Per his usual … Continue reading

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