Chest Freezer Failure

Nobody knows the trouble I’ve smelled.

Nobody knows the odor. But seriously.  A couple weeks ago, I had just made a monster batch of chicken stock.  We are talking 4 gallons of liquid gold.  It was glorious.  And rich, and gelatinous,…

Vegan, Vegetarian, Delicious Vegetable Potstickers!

I am no stranger to homemade potstickers.  They are one of Craig and my favorite snacks.  Usually they have meat in them.  These didn’t.  I didn’t have any homemade sausage, and to be completely honest,…

Block printed tea towels

A few weeks ago, I came across some block printed tea towels for sale online.  They were $20 apiece.  And I am crafty.  So I thought to myself “Self, you could make these for way less…

We don’t always go to the emergency vet, but when we do, it’s always on a holiday weekend.

That’s a true story.  The only other time we’ve had a veterinary emergency was when Boris ate the ibuprofen and nearly died.  And that was over a Memorial Day weekend.  This time, it was Helo’s…

Craig got me sick, so the pets came to the rescue

Craig had this cold/cough combination that was pretty rough on him for a while.  Just as he began recovering, it knocked me on my ass.  Fever, chills, exhaustion, phlegm, coughing, decreased appetite (this part was…

I just want to show you how awesome my apple pie was for Thanksgiving.

In case you were wondering, I am a sucker for slightly fussy things.  Not fussy like little paper wrappers on the ends of bones, but more fussy like process-intensive ways of cooking things for the…