Today is many things. All Saints day: a feast day for remembering those who have gone to be with the Lord. Next year, I am hoping to put together a special dinner, but for this year I will be lighting three candles in my heart as we recall and celebrate those who we personally have … Continue reading Happy day-after-halloween
You may have heard of Christmas in July. Well, today is sort of like St. Patrick's day in the fall here at the Alsum house. I asked Lark what she wanted for dinner and she asked for "potato burgers", so here we are. I made mash potato with almond milk and then formed them into … Continue reading Potato burgers
As we enter the harvest season and head into the holidays, being able to put together a menu for your party is a great skill to have. I think it is great to have company over, and Daddy Alsum and the little Alsums also like when people come to visit. 1. Choose your guests If … Continue reading Planning a dinner menu
Our kids were dressed up head to toe in rain gear. Daddy Alsum was sweeping off and cleaning up outside in preparation for the storm that had already begun. Lark was slipping and sliding all over the soggy deck, while Hart was pretending to clear out the grooves between the planks with a screwdriver just … Continue reading When it rains, it pours
Dear Mum, I love you. I miss you. Since I became a mother myself, I have asked you often just how you did it. I am fortunate to know that, by the end of the day, my husband will be home to carry some of strain of daily life, but you simply didn't have that. … Continue reading A short letter to my Mum
We have a family emergency and will come back to blogging soon.
As a part of #MakeItMonday, Lark decided that we should make cookies for you all. We made a very quick small-batch recipe for an autumnal treat. It was a big hit with the kids. I am looking forward to making more and more fall food. Autumn officially begins after the solstice on September 22nd. I … Continue reading Gluten free Rustic Fall Cookies