february and pancakes

February is my favorite month of the year. That’s because it’s my birthday month, and as we have previously established, I friggin’ love birthdays. This year is not even a milestone birthday for me. [That was definitely last year.] But there’s something about how this month is shaping up that makes it feel infinitely special. First… Read More february and pancakes

patriotism and green chile relish

It wasn’t intentional, but I’m pretty sure we began the Fourth of July weekend in protest. It was storming in the mountains, which thwarted our previously planned Saturday escape, and the fireworks continued relentlessly into the wee hours of EVERY.SINGLE.NIGHT, keeping us from our cherished long weekend of sleep. Come Sunday, we were Independence Day Scrooges, bah humbug’ing and… Read More patriotism and green chile relish