Fall is most definitely the beginning of soup season for us! Soup is, for me, comfort food at it's finest and brings added warmth to my perpetually frozen self. Here are a few of our family favorites. These are compliments of Martha Stewart and are both delicious and easy to make! Sweet Potato-Sausage Soup: http://www.marthastewart.com/946706/sweet-potato-sausage-soup This soup is so delightfully fallish and was simmering on our stove just last night. And, it can easily b
About “So close”: Do you ever have those moments where at first exactly ALL THE SIGNS indicated that you were headed toward an epic accomplishment (one to celebrate for days to come, fist-bump your friends over) only you suddenly fall ridiculously and embarrassingly short at the very last second? I have these moments on a regular basis and they are often spectacularly humiliating. Am I alone in this? I hope not. This is why I’ve created the “SO close” segment of this blog.
The Harvest Is Plenty For years I’ve been an avid gardener. I love absolutely everything about it; tilling the fresh soil, preparing the beds, carefully choosing the plants and diagramming their pending location. I love the newness and resiliency of spring as it stubbornly, yet gracefully, replaces winter’s harshness. I love the eventual satisfaction of covering the last delicate seed with dirt and then stepping back to survey the tidy beds quietly concealing the new life wit