So it turns out that this recipe for Vietnamese Chicken Salad is fabulous. Try it, I think you’ll agree.
I don’t think I have made pretzels since my own childhood, and I never really felt like trying again. However, Daphne is a dedicated pretzel fan, and the jar of pretzels at our house was empty. Lina and Daphne were ready to run out to Winco to get more, and I told them we didn’t have the car today. They were brainstorming for a while -“I’ll just watch out the window and see if there is a car we could borrow,” or “We could call Nana and she could take us.”
Since I didn’t really want to put out the “HELP! HELP! We are out of pretzels” alarm, I suggested we make some. Read More
Today we had our sweet cousin Ameera over to play and busted out the golden oldie of paper plate hats. What can’t you do with a glue gun, pipe cleaners, some splashy ribbon and enormous paper flowers? After the initial tea party in the fairy palace we turned the fairy hats into fairy belts so we could run with greater fairy alacrity. This particular little sunshine is Daphne.
I need to confess that I have a passion for picnic blankets. Up until a few days ago I have tried to reign it in and keep it from getting unwieldy. Then suddenly, in a flash of insight I thought “why not? why not just let it rip!” Read More