Pork Veggie Meatballs with Pasta


  Sunday evening, after a nippy but sunny morning at the park, I grilled hot dogs, zucchini, asparagus, and corn-on-the-cob for our gang. The wind was blisteringly cold, but the kids were totally psyched about the dogs so I braved the icy breeze and prepared the charcoal. I’m glad I did because they could not…

Peanut Veggie Stir Fry


Thirteen days ago around 1:15 in the afternoon, I received a call from the Department of Social Services. Not even aware yet that we were officially licensed as a Resource Family, the voice on the other side of the phone told me that there was an immediate need to provide care for an emergent placement….