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Just Another San Francisco Afternoon

Just Another San Francisco Afternoon

Yesterday, I promised my two-and-a-half-year-old son H that we would go see the Dutch windmill at the Queen Wilhelmina Garden in Golden Gate Park near Ocean Beach. Somehow, we never quite made it out the door. So I was determined to make it out today and set a goal of leaving at 10:00 a.m. True […]

Iron Chef: Old Ground Turkey Edition

Iron Chef: Old Ground Turkey Edition

A few nights ago my husband and I decided we had to eat the old ground turkey we had in our fridge. When I say “old”, I really mean old. The expiration date was November 2011. Of course, the turkey had not been in our fridge the whole time. It had been in the deep […]

Happy Inauguration (Cake) Day!

Happy Inauguration (Cake) Day!

So I decided I wanted to make a cake for Inauguration Day. From scratch. Decorated with frosting, also made from scratch. I’ve made this Vanilla Buttercream Frosting from Savory Sweet Life a few times before, but I needed a dead simple cake recipe. I found a really simple yellow cake recipe on About.com, which even […]

Winter Holidays Dress

Winter Holidays Dress

The Details: This dress is a slight modification of the dress in the Long Sleeve Peasant Dress Tutorial   by Amy of Little Bean Workshop at Prudent Baby. The main changes are (1) I scaled it down for my then-4-month-old-then-6-month-old-now-7-month-old, M, using one of her dresses for reference and (2) I just hemmed the sleeves without adding elastic. Instead […]