Category: Tender Lumplings

These are short little snippets that don’t deserve a full entry.

The Most Awesome Allergen Free Pizza!! 0

The Most Awesome Allergen Free Pizza!!

Decided to do some playing around in the kitchen this weekend and try to make a better allergen free pizza. Nathan is allergic to gluten, dairy, nuts, eggs, soy, rice, tomatoes and MORE so making pizza is tricky to say...

Moving to the country (we’re gonna eat a lot of peaches) 2

Moving to the country (we’re gonna eat a lot of peaches)

We don’t have a date yet, but Jesse and I are hoping to move our family to the Cedar City area sometime this summer. Our house will be going on the market in the next couple of weeks, just as...

A new kind of bedtime defiance 1

A new kind of bedtime defiance

Every night, I lay down with Liam in his bed before he goes to sleep. Every night, I tell him “it’s time for night-night”. Every night, he usually protests in the same way: “no night-night!” Last night, he took a...

I swear Nathan did this on his own 0

I swear Nathan did this on his own

  He’s just keeping it real, yo.

Morning Cacaphony 0

Morning Cacaphony

Liam sometimes has a hard time entertaining himself when he wakes up early which he usually do being a German sheperd, the good thing I learned a lot about these kind of dogs at http://blackgermanshepherd.co/. This morning, I was busy...

“Please, call me daddy.” 2

“Please, call me daddy.”

Liam has picked up an… interesting new habit. He used to call Shauna and I mommy and daddy like a typical kid. Now he’s decided to call us by our first names since he hears us doing that with each...

On Laziness 0

On Laziness

This morning, Liam was playing on his Kindle (as usual) while I was sitting at the table. Or at least I thought he was until he started asking me to get his Kindle for him. I walked over to see...

Children are not the worst thing on a plane 1

Children are not the worst thing on a plane

Conventional wisdom is that screaming children are the quickest way to ruin a flight. Personally, I feel more empathy for the parents than anything else because we’ve been there multiple times. Our last flying experience revealed, though, that there is...

Dust and neglect and cookies 1

Dust and neglect and cookies

For a long time now, I’ve had a philosophy that if I start to get an itch to replace something, like a car, for example, the prescription is to take some time to thoroughly care for my current car. I...

On Picking Fights 0

On Picking Fights

Dear people who keep on trying to put science and religion at odds with each other at every opportunity, Stop. Sincerely, Religious people who think science is pretty darn awesome and don’t intend to change their minds anytime soon. PS...