Monthly Archives: December 2012

Because girls should play with Legos

Today I bought Violet a Lego Friends kit. I remember seeing this line when it debuted a year ago, and I remember getting all knee-jerk indignant about the colors and the themes and the girls going to a pink coffeeshop … Continue reading

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Hard to test-kitchen that.

A friend is baking cookies every day this month and I am drooling over her posts about them. Today she mentioned her semi-aversion to the Cooks Illustrated cookbooks–they’re so dogmatic about The Best Version, as though food is not about … Continue reading

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PSA: Gingersnaps

Go with everything. Good on a dark wintry day. Also in unexpected rain. Also with excessive end-of-semester workload. Also in celebration of triumphs. You get the idea. Gingersnaps.

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“Yo, you couldn’t do that.”

One of the things I like best about my climbing gym is how kid-friendly it is. I like it because it’s convenient, of course, because V. and I can go for a weekend morning and climb together. I like it … Continue reading

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