Many months have passed since my last Here & There post. So much has changed around here! To try and convey all of the many steps that we have been attempting to uncover, learn and discover over the past year would be silly. I am not a great dancer. I gave up on my ballerina dreams early on in life. Instead of leading you down the complicated path…I might just show you a few pictures. Are you ready?
Why, hello! Sorry for the long pause in between blog posts. Life, it seems, has gotten the best of me and I have found myself in new spaces, connecting with old faces, and chasing around NQGBebe!
I made these little bites of chocolatey goodness awhile back and wanted to share them with you. Read on…
We were hiking through some beautiful, soaked fields (as is typical of New England springs) on a gorgeous warm and sunny evening. The sun was setting as our sextet, comprised of mothers and babies in carriers, trekked onward over small streams and through the dappled sunlight of the forest we came upon the beds of beautiful, vividly green ramps.
Kale chips. Did you know just how easy they can be? I have always used the oven to bake them and the results were consistent and always delicious. Recently, I was crunching on some kale chips that my mother-in-law made. We were talking about how easy they were. I asked if she baked them in the oven? No, she said. What was her secret? I had to find out!
The stirring of the monitor caught my attention as I glanced at the clock. NQGBebe was up from his nap…after only 30 minutes. I paused for a moment – I did not understand this sudden move in the game of babyhood. Instead, I shifted. A change in lesson plan. I stopped what I was doing (working on this post for the thousandth time?!), pushed aside my list of things to do and bounded upstairs to greet a smiling NQGBebe.
It has been a challenge to find moments during the full days to share words, pictures and food with you! I am working on finding a better system to do this! I am feeling less foggy, more alive, and there is a pep in my step. It is a wonderful feeling which, frankly, just kicked in this past week and I sure hope it sticks around! Let me share with you some cinnamon rolls. There is no added sugar in the filling for these gems! What? I know, NQGBebe was a bit skeptical, too! Let’s go!