Monthly Archives: January 2013

Make Truffles for Your Lovey….

…or for yourself….or for your co-workers….or…just make these truffles. They are super easy, and you can basically make any flavor you want. My first batch was lavender, topped with a candied violet. I wanted to infuse the next batch with … Continue reading

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Grateful #3 and a Penn Alexander Update

Um…it’s been quite a week. To summarize: The Line for kindergarten registration began a little before 11am on Friday. FOUR DAYS before kindergarten registration began. I basically threw Elijah and Remy at our very helpful and accommodating neighbor (too cold … Continue reading

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Franklin Fountain (and Grateful #2)

Faced with the prospect of spending the next 4 days outside in The Line, I have this grateful list: *Although it will be unpleasant to be outside for those days, I am grateful it will be the exception and not … Continue reading

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Grateful #1

Every Friday, I am going to attempt to post a list of a few things or one thing I am grateful for this week. Here goes: *Joe is off the whole weekend. *It might be 60 freaking degrees here this … Continue reading

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Because You’re Mine, I Walk (Or Sleep Overnight In) the Line: On Kindergarten Registration

On Sunday night, a group of about 20 parents gathered in a West Philly house. While our kids played in the basement, creating chaos and making an unbelievable mess, reveling in a giant, off-night playdate, the mood upstairs was decidedly … Continue reading

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A little Ghana nostalgia

Sometimes my aching for Africa surprises me. There is literally no way I would travel there at this point. I can’t imagine going that far away without my kids. But traveling with them at this age on those flights-non, merci! … Continue reading

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