Meditations on Motherhood

In the past few days, I've been thinking about my past five years of motherhood and how the concept and role of motherhood is so fraught in our current cultural moment. Today seems the perfect day to share some of what I've been pondering. The gift of motherhood is beautiful and heavy. It's complex. It's …

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Simple Sourdough Lesson 2: Tools of the Trade

This is lesson one in a five part series on how to make sourdough simply. Find the introduction here and lesson one here. Join the fun on instagram with the hashtag #simplesourdough . One of my big frustrations when I was starting to make sourdough was the long list of expensive gadgets that were “essential” for …

Simple Sourdough

I know I've written on sourdough in the past, but recently, I feel like I've cracked the code. So, I want to share the secrets with you! Oh mythical sourdough bread with its thin crackly crust and distinctive tangy flavor. Cue instagram photos of elaborately decorated loaves and fancy baking tools. Or bread baking books …

This Week: An Ode

To finally being vertical and his joy despite all of the bumps and bruises that have come along with it.  To simple and powerful Easter decorations and the lunchtime discussions they inspire.  To this third child. It's hard to be the baby.  To more days like these.