Quotidian: daily, usual or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace
Slurp and crunch: Christmas colors in February.
Always a hit.
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).
Bedtime snuggles and kisses.
This same time, years previous: object of terror, loss, 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.