So what have I been up, besides suffering and suffering and making sure everyone knows and appreciates it? Not. Effing. Much. Well, some stuff. A and I watched a couple of Steven Seagal movies. They were entertaining to watch and make fun of together but I don’t think i would’ve watched them alone unless under … More Done Complaining for a Bit
My folks came to stay with us for two weeks, and it was pretty good. We only had one extended argument over bowls, preferences, gifts, and adulthood. It also helped immensely that they were present for our anesthesia vomitfest fiasco with E. I’m not sure whether I’m freaked that I got so immediately comfortable with … More Having said that (by Grabthar’s Hammer, what a summer, part 2).
Recipe first!* HONEY CARAMEL SAUCE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR MY RIDICULOUS DIET 3/4 c honey 1/4 c almond milk 4 T butter 1/2 tsp vanilla dashes of salt to taste In a thick-bottomed saucepan, boil the honey and almond milk over medium heat. Cook to 238[degrees]. I don’t know what this is supposed to look like … More Eating Around Ingredients: Honey Caramel Sauce
To parent well, you have to form new habits. Luckily for parents, it’s an activity that comes with the super-effective conditioning stimuli: soul-wrenching screams. I am here to tell you that these work, especially for someone like me who spent the decade after reaching age of majority indulging myself and only myself. Parenting and proper parently … More May be habit-forming
Sometimes I get down, thinking that the only way I can control the way I eat is to strictly control it. If I think, Okay, you can have something sweet, I am already halfway through the giant bag of gummy candy. It feels like garbage. The IBD-AID diet is helping me feel like I am not garbage, but … More The Distant Allure of Control
There’s a reason you make your lemon bar filling while the crust is baking. It’s because you need to pour it into the crust while the crust is still warm. This is essential. Because otherwise, if too cool (or overdone) the crust will pull away from the edges of the pan, and the filling will … More Lemon Bar Fail