Monthly Archives: September 2012


Good old fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Okay, so sometimes I am in the mood for the traditional. I want something I had as a kid. Cookies have gotten so fancy these days. Here is a recipe I have been making a lot. I make a huge batch since my kids can eat a dozen in a day. 1 1/4 cup Earth

Channeling My Inner Squirrel

Now I attended a talk yesterday where the speaker, a lovely and talented unschooling advocate, Ren Allen, quoted Arthur Ash: "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." Now there was a man who understood the power of focus, not just the eye-on-the-ball kind, although he definitely had that down, but

Disaster Turns to Adventure

Last Thursday, Steven, Dylan, Deven, and I went into Boston to meet up with Brooksie, the owner of Totally Sweet, a vegan baked goods company. It was a beautiful morning so we parked the car and walked for a while before we got to the cafe. When we got back we looked for our car

Pulse’s Vegan Jack Cheese for Nachos

Sadly, Pulse closed last fall. We miss them and Karen especially misses their nachos! This was adapted from the Pulse Cafe Cashew Jack. When they closed they posted it on their website. 1 1/4c raw cashews 1/2 cup nutritional yeast 1 1/2 t sea salt 1t garlic powder 1/8 t ground white pepper 3.5 c