Touted in the comments as "Holy, delicious Batman!" and "Worth making again and again and again," my friend Loriel's recipes have been a staple around here for awhile.Today I'm thrilled to share her sweet and savory maple breakfast sausage recipe with you. It's super simple and mouthwateringly delicious with a drizzle of maple syrup. I hope you [...] Continue Reading
"Cut the cord." Before it was a catch phrase used to describe ditching cable companies and cutting off allowances, it was a moment. A touch point in every single one of our lives.After baby is born we usually think of the umbilical cord as a relic - part a life support system that is no longer needed. But the reality is that the cord has one [...] Continue Reading
Note from Mommypotamus: I think Loriel was peeking in my kitchen window when she decided to send over this recipe, because I forget to thaw meat more often than I'd like to admit. That usually means breakfast for dinner, or egg drop soup if I have homemade chicken stock on hand. Today Loriel is sharing one of her "backup recipes" for days when [...] Continue Reading
I'm a big believer in . . .
Letting kids help in the kitchen. I'm also a big believer in sanity, and sometimes these values collide. "Let's make breakfast together!" can - and has - quickly devolved into the following phrases.
Ummm, why are the eggs in the cast iron grill pan? How are you going to scramble them?
Top left . . . no, your other [...] Continue Reading
To the holdout: The last (wo)man standing. The fierce individualist who leaves the jury hung. I know you're out there, perplexing your mama as she tries to upgrade your menu to healthier options, chanting "donuts!" all the way to Whole Foods.Let's make a deal: If it looks and tastes (mostly) like your favorite food we don't have to talk about [...] Continue Reading
Call me a beauty industry heretic, but when I noticed my first gray hairs I picked up a box of henna hair dye at my local health food store, calculated the hassle factor, and put it back on the shelf.I am not really the type to want to touch up my roots very often, so I was pretty sure I'd end up with two-toned hair before long.Plus, I was [...] Continue Reading
Can I just say I have never . . .
Had more fun testing a recipe for you?I mean, I’m a mom, so showers are optional a lot of the time. But when I tested this recipe, I convinced myself that it was my JOB to shower.It was one I took seriously, especially after one too many recent mishaps with my favorite shampoo bar and my [...] Continue Reading
Parenting Rule #386
Always say grownup. Not adult, GROWNUP. This is an essential distinction to make, or else you may find yourself standing in a very public place with a child asking loudly, "Mommy, can I watch the adult movie, too?" (It was What About Bob - the only grownup option available where we were staying on vacation. Don't [...] Continue Reading
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I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.