The last two years have been a little rough for me in the friendship department, to say the least. … More Here’s To Us
He says your name. Not because he is trying to get your attention or criticize you, but because he loves the way your name sounds coming out of his mouth. Because when he looks at you and says your name he can say 1,000 things with only one word. He says “be careful” when you … More Say my name.
Ingredients: Chili Sesame Sauce: 1/2 C Peanut Butter 1/3 C Sesame Oil 1/3 C Soy Sauce 1/4 C Rice Vinegar 2 Tbsp Garlic Chili Paste 2 Tbsp Sugar 1 Clove Minced Garlic Noodles and Tofu Rice Noodles 12 oz Extra Firm Tofu (I buy cubed tofu) Sesame Seeds Green Onions Crushed Peanuts Instructions: 1). Chili … More Spicy Sesame Noodles with Crispy Tofu
1 14.5oz package gingerbread mix 1/2 C milk 1/2 C raisins 2 C Water 3/4 C packed brown sugar 3/4 C butter 1) Lightly coat a 3-4 quart crockpot with cooking spray, set aside. In a medium bowl stir together gingerbread mix and milk until moistened. Add raisins, spread batter into crockpot. (Batter will be … More Gingerbread Pudding Cake
2 Tbsp vegetable oil or butter 1 medium size onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 3 stalks of celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 small green chile, chopped 2 large tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp dried oregano … More Vegetable Jambalaya
7 years ago I asked the kids a series of questions…. I thought it would be fun to ask them the same questions again 7 years later! Asked to Carsten 1. What is something mom always says to you? Age 7- I love you. Age 14- You look cute. 2. What makes mom happy? … More Kid Questionaire
When someone you know dies unexpectedly, it makes you reexamine your life. What would I be remembered for? What kind of legacy would I leave behind? What would happen to the people I love? It makes you realize how delicate life really is. The things you say to your loved ones, or the things … More The fragility of life
So, it has been two weeks since I have moved out on my own into a house with the kids. A lot can happen in two weeks. Basically I have become a plumber, someone is trying to kill me and if I did not have Google I would not survive in this cruel, cruel world. … More Broken Brakes and other Bullshit
I have moved a lot in the past 21 years, 10 times to be exact…. but most of those moves were with a moving company. Turns out? Movers are pretty important. Who knew? Heh. Let me tell you a sad sad story, internets. Once upon a time there was a girl who always moved with a … More Box Crisis: threat level RED
Even though you can’t find me at the shop very often anymore, I’m still behind the scenes at The Vintage Gypsy. Here is my first blog for them this year…. Flea Market Season Hopefully the first of many!