joie de vivre

Glad we made it to Friday and that tomorrow my time will be my own. I planted two mini magnolia bushes (shrubs?) the other night. YES, night. Tuesday night I was feverishly digging in the dirt and the dark, planting shrubberies, little purple flowers that I don’t know the name of and blindly spreading mulch…

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be back soon

This morning I opened my eyes and realized that I was having trouble reading my phone… not reading, really, just trying to get it switched over to snooze. Bits of wiggly light obscuring the vision in my left eye let me know that I was in for a migraine. It’s called Aura… and it lasts…

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breaking bread

I conducted an experiment last weekend where I followed this recipe for Cranberry Swirl Bread, traded out the cranberries for apricot preserves, and used gluten-free flour instead of regular ol’ all-purpose flour. IT. WAS. A. COMPLETE. DISASTER. I started over with regular flour (because failure is not an option and I was making BREAD, damnit!).…

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