Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cooking Together…BBQ Chicken with Mango/Pineapple Salsa

The weather here in Southern California has been wonderful for the past couple weeks, and this recipe really hit the spot! Here it is again in case you missed it last week: Mango/Pineapple Salsa: (Sheriff family recipe) Mix 2 diced … Continue reading

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J Is For…

…jellybeans, jellyfish, Jesus, joy, jewelry, Japan, and more! I finally got our learning board up at the new house, but haven’t been keeping up with the letters of the week very well. We skipped I, and after J we’re moving … Continue reading

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Cooking Together–Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Chipotle Black Bean Soup Serves 4 3 15 oz. cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup boiling water 1 dried chipotle chile (or you can buy the canned chipotles) 1 tsp. olive oil 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 garlic … Continue reading

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Boundaries with Kids

Over the past few months I’ve been meeting with my good friend Claire to read and discuss Boundaries with Kids by Cloud and Townsend. Out of the handful of parenting books that I’ve read, this is one of my favorites … Continue reading

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Cooking Together…Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables

This week’s recipe for Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables came from Deliciously Organic. Here’s the recipe: Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables Adapted from Food and Wine, Serves 8 4 cups chicken stock 2 cups quinoa 1 medium zucchini, cut into … Continue reading

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Hooray for “H”

Since we just moved, I haven’t gotten our learning board back up yet, and we didn’t get much further than checking out some books on our theme for the week…”H” is for hippopotamus. Here are the books we enjoyed: Kiss … Continue reading

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Booking It in 2011

I love to read…my problem is that I usually have about four books going at once and can never seem to just focus on one and finish it. I think I need a plan. A little accountability. So I’m going … Continue reading

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