Month: July 2020

It’s Alexander’s Birthday!

It’s Alexander’s Birthday!

That’s right, our namesake turned 19!   I don’t know where the time has gone, but last week Alex celebrated his last birthday in his teens.  An occasion such as this calls for a special dessert.   I’ve been seeing a lot of giant chocolate chip cookie…

A Little Monkey Bread to Sweeten Our Day

A Little Monkey Bread to Sweeten Our Day

Today called for something sweet, something comforting, something that could take our minds away from current events.  Why?  Because today was tough… tonight my son (who is 17) had a Zoom call with his soccer team.  He’s been playing soccer since he was 3 and…

Our Granola

Our Granola

There is something so special about homemade granola.  Granola is a comfort food for us.  Whether we are nibbling on it fresh out of the oven while it is still warm or the next day when it has that perfect crunch, we find that sometimes…