May 22, 2013

What I Love Wednesday

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

  I truly cannot believe that the school year is almost over. It feels like just yesterday that I was saying goodbye to my last group of Duckies and getting ready for my 10th year of teaching. Now, here I am at the end of the year, saying goodbye to another group of 8th graders […]

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May 21, 2013

Smoky BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

The time has come in the school year when there are a whopping three things on everyone’s minds: How many days are left in the school year (11, not that I’m counting) OMG ITS SO HOT IN HERE!!! There are only ___ days left in the school year. In relation to the 2nd thing on […]

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May 18, 2013

Saturday Freebie: Funky Peony Scrubbie Crochet Pattern

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

One of my favorite things about springtime is the sudden and overwhelming appearance of peonies. When I was growing up, I knew the end of the school year was coming close when, out of nowhere, the two peony bushes in the back yard exploded into bloom, and we’d cut big bouquets of them for our […]

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May 17, 2013

{Photo Shoot} Taylor: Senior Photos

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Way back in December, my friend Joanne asked me if I’d be able to take her stepdaughter, Taylor’s, senior photos once the weather got nicer. The winter dragged on, and on, and on, and it never seemed like the weather would get nice. Finally, Spring decided to arrive, and Joanne and I set up a […]

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May 15, 2013

What I Love Wednesday

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

  Well, it’s Wednesday again…how the heck did that happen?! I’m at the “counting down the school day wake-ups” phase of the school year, even though camp preparations start a mere 36 hours after the end of school. I’m just about ready for a change of pace. The summer may bring some changes food-wise to […]

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