our first house.

our first house.

Friday afternoon, a few hours after that last post published, Tim and I sat in a real estate office south of Nashville with our agent, a closing agent and a stack of paperwork, doing something we’ve never done together or…

Week in Austin, Texas

Week in Austin, Texas

We went to Austin because of a crazy Southwest deal a few months ago. At this point in our summer, taking a vacation seems like the greatest extravagance, and my penny-pinching heart would have canceled but for the fact that…

Early Girl Tomato Tart in Spelt Crust

Early Girl Tomato Tart in Spelt Crust

Hey guys, this is a quick dispatch from Austin, Texas, where Tim and I are holed up for the week. We flew here on my birthday Monday and picked up groceries from one of the five Whole Foods Markets in…

Blueberry Whole-Grain Kamut Scones

Blueberry Whole-Grain Kamut Scones

I’m a rusher. I do things quickly. Case in point, sometime years ago, I read about a cool cookbook, emailed it to Tim as a part joke, part serious suggestion of something he buy me for an upcoming gift, and…