Archive for the ‘Cooking’ Category

paleo blueberry chia cake

Posted on July 15th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

It’s not very often that I bake my cake and eat it too.  I’ve always been sensitive to sugar, and I would far rather forgo sweets than walk around dizzy and lightheaded all day.  Over the past few months, though, I’ve experimented with compiling a few different muffin and pancake recipes to come up with […]

happy birthday, zia!

Posted on July 10th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Happy, happy  birthday to our eight-year-old girl!  We all love you so much and are so glad to celebrate your special day with you.  You always fill the house with wild sights and sounds, and wherever you are, that’s where the action (and your little brother) is.  Rock on, baby girl! Miniature lemon meringue pies […]

happy fourth of july!

Posted on July 4th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Celebrating the 4th with: David’s family! A noon parade in Nederland Corn on the cob and steak on the grill Vegan cheesecake Apple pie Banana pudding with fresh berries–made especially for Grandpa Fireworks in Black Hawk later tonight. Happy Independence Day!

homemade dark chocolate

Posted on February 22nd, 2015 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

I just thought I’d post this dark chocolate recipe I came up with a week or so ago.  I’ve never really been a chocolate lover–probably because sugar makes me feel so crummy–but lately I’ve kind of gotten into making a sugarless variety.  I am really loving this recipe, and I’ve been having a piece or two just […]

goats and guitars (and valentine hearts)

Posted on February 14th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Making: homemade chocolates (including a goat)  mini almond-flour pizzas, a new skirt for Zia. Caleb bought an electric guitar!  Valentine surprises for three sweet kids. Presents from my amazing man.  We met 11 years ago yesterday.  You can read our story here and here. And today, we pick up our last (for now) little goat–a black one with […]