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March 29, 2020

My Everyday Life: Week 13

Here’s what this past week looked like- My Everyday Life Week 13

My mantra this week. 

Writing love notes to anyone who delivers anything to our door during this quarantine situation.  Forever grateful for their service.

My buddies spacing out. 

Making things…

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March 27, 2020

I LOVE LISTS

I LOVE LISTS

  1. Kids trolling their parents. Some pretty smart kids in this bunch!
  2. The biggest distance learning experience in history, week 1.
  3. The discomfort you feel right now is grief.  Yes it is.
  4. A whole bunch of bean recipes!
  5. Man sends his dog to get him cheetos.
  6. A virtual symphony!
  7. People who are having a worse quarantine than you.
  8. This boyfriend was such a good sport.
  9. I feel like I have 5 jobs- Moms navigate quarantining. 
  10. Drone captures empty San Francisco.
  11. 13 things on the internet that will lift your spirits.
  12. People are stress baking. I definitely am!
  13. The quiet heartbreaks of the coronavirus- milestone moments cancelled 
  14. Food swaps if you run out of ingredients.
  15. Dita Von Teese’s home is wild.
  16. It’s OK if you suck at working at home.
  17. How to Spring Clean your online accounts now that you’re stuck at home.
  18. Got leftover bread? Make easy french toast or french toast muffins!
  19. A good read for right now: How to Be Alone and Quiet
  20. This makes me want to make a diorama.
  21. Currently grateful we have sidewalk chalk during times like this.

 

 

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March 25, 2020

Simple Drop Biscuits

Even though I don’t have a lot of flour at my disposal right now (social distancing from coronavirus), I have made these Simple Drop Biscuits twice since we’ve been sheltering in place.  Hello, comfort food.

They make me think of my grandma, who was able to whip anything up on a whim because she stocked her pantry to the nines. She would have enough flour to make these drop biscuits every day for the next few months. 

I was already prepped with toilet paper before this all went down (phew!), so you know, priorities…

I love biscuits but I don’t really like rolling out the dough or cutting them. I tend to overwork it and my dough doesn’t always rise as much as I want it to. You too?

However, this dough is a dream. I like that I don’t have to have buttermilk (we always have milk!) and I can just scoop them out into a skillet to bake. No rolling out. 

 It was nice to have these in our house this week.  These simple pleasures, like surprising your family with biscuits help keep memories of good times alive. 

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