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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May 13, 2013

Super-Easy Cheater Chili

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Ok, this is not a real recipe. No, I swear. It involves putting things in a pot and simmering them, but it’s not a “real” recipe. It is, however, completely delicious and perfect for a weeknight. And I’m calling it “Cheater Chili” because I felt like I was cheating on cooking with making something this […]

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May 11, 2013

Freebie Saturday: Free Crochet Narwhal Amigurumi Pattern

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Some of you know that I have a small crochet hobby. I mean, I have an Etsy store and everything, and spend much of my spare time making little creatures and scarves and potholders…ok, I guess its more than a small hobby. Up until recently, I used other people’s patterns. I frequented a few favorite […]

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