Monday, February 6, 2017

the quotidian (2.6.17)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


Slurp and crunch: Christmas colors in February.


Always a hit.


My contribution to the food flash mob (my wording, not theirs) at our local mosque.


Picking them over: for the cheese.


Breakfast of champions for a brand new 11-year-old.


She made him chicken chuchitos (and guacamole).


When you have a bonafide Spanish teacher in your house, sit up straight and pay attention. 


Looks like this might me the extent of the snow this winter: what a bummer.


One of the kids, at least, is ready for spring.


My (futile) floor-stomping reflex makes her laugh.


Some wicked-sharp carving tools for the birthday boy, much to the older kids' horror (and jealousy).


Clothesline sentinel.


Bedtime snuggles and kisses. 

This same time, years previous: object of terrorloss, cheesy bacon toasts, chocolate mint chip cookies, eight, seven, travel tips, the perfect classic cheesecake, learning to draw, lemon tart, and potatoes with roasted garlic viniagrette.

8 comments:

  1. Can't believe that littlest is eleven! What?! Beautiful pics, friend.

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  2. I am 56 and my Mom still stomps her foot!

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  3. What is he going to carve? Please say it's a spoon. I really want to learn how to carve a spoon.

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    1. No idea, but hopefully not his fingers!

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  4. This is such a lovely story, Jennifer! It made me tear up. It's great to see loving people on the news! Happy Birthday to the youngest. What is that picture of that is always a hit?

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    1. Quiche: a sausage-spinach (the favorite) and a bacon-broccoli.

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    2. Looks awesome. Willing to share the recipe?

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    3. I use this basic custard:

      http://mamasminutia.blogspot.com/2008/08/dinner-pie.html

      I use this pastry:

      http://mamasminutia.blogspot.com/2010/10/bits-and-pieces.html

      And I just wing it for the meat and veggies and cheeses: whatever I have, and lots of it.

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