Yellow Bell Pepper Soup

The little person in my life strolled into the kitchen the other day, a bag of goldfish dangling from her fingertips. She flashed a syrupy sweet, if not patronizing smile at me and said "Don't worry mommy. I love you even when you are angry." I was amused and slightly confused. "Sweetie, mommy's not angry." … Continue reading Yellow Bell Pepper Soup

Creamy Kale Soup

Laundry has always been a nightmare for me. I can't ever seem to get it washed, dried and folded in one fell swoop.  I continually have a pile of clothes, which at some point were fresh from the dryer but are now permanently wrinkled, desperate to be folded and put away. One of my problems is that I'm terrible … Continue reading Creamy Kale Soup

Curry Noodle Soup

Potty talk is driving me bonkers! It seems that some days my sweet child finds nothing funnier than grossing mommy out with random quips about bodily functions, at the most inopportune moments. I used to reference the natural happenings of her little gut with what I thought was more tactful vocabulary, such as "fluffing" or "number two." Oh no. She … Continue reading Curry Noodle Soup

A Flower To Love: Artichoke and Leek Soup

Flowers have become my little love's newest obsession.  She loves to pick them, hold them, sniff them, crush them.  One is never enough, and it's irrelevant whether or not the flower of the hour has been pruned and nurtured by someone else.  Once she spots one, there's a good chance that we will be leaving … Continue reading A Flower To Love: Artichoke and Leek Soup

I’ve Got Kale On My Wall

It's become a nightly ritual that is all too often fleeting but treasured.  It's that peaceful, content, full silence that wraps me up after my little one is in bed, and the house has been cleaned and straightened up.  I sit.  I breathe.  I take a sip of wine and slowly exhale.  What should I … Continue reading I’ve Got Kale On My Wall