I don’t recommend brushing your hair with a toilet brush.

This column is the perfect illustration of my third born.  He is an enigma.  A cute enigma, but definitely an enigma.     Foodie With Family Slow cookers to the rescue   By Rebecca Lindamood Local columnist Read Rebecca’s past columns here Today, I was working at my computer for five minutes when my 5-year-old, [Read On]

Sticky Chicky Bones… A.K.A. Best Wings EVER!

I have now officially started a year of having to count by twos in odd numbers.  My fourth born is now five years old.  As the years have gone by it seems time just keeps accelerating faster and faster.   It seems like just a couple weeks ago I brought a pink little bundle of boy [Read On]

Grimbly/Crunchy. …What my kids WILL do to get out of trouble.

More Record-Eagle fun, for the record.   08/28/2006 Foodie with Family If it comes on a stick, it has to be good   BY REBECCA LINDAMOOD Local Columnist   When I heard shushed giggling after sending the kids up to get in their jammies last night, my suspicious nature assumed the worst.   When I [Read On]

Why peeing in a cup makes you wildly popular.

I think I got more mail after this column than any other I’ve ever written…     Foodie with Family Comic relief offers diversion in busy lives By Rebecca Lindamood Local columnist Read Rebecca’s past columns here   I have a long-standing tradition of overdoing it.   Which “it”? Basically anything that can be overdone. [Read On]

Don’t breathe deeply while cleaning out the dust bunnies in your mind…

I have been neglecting you lately, folks.  I recognize it.  We’ve been manically doing construction on the house trying to better winterize it.  The batten and paint are nearly done.  We completed one upstairs bedroom and finally moved our beds upstairs!  The den is on it’s way to becoming an actual den.    The kids [Read On]

Politics as usual, not-so-strange bed fellows, a ‘thank you’ and an award.

I’ll start with the ‘thank you’.  An overdue ‘thank you’, at that.  Natalie at Hot Garlic was kind enough to bestow an award upon us.  Thank you muchly, Natalie!  We’re blushing.    Does this mean we’re brilliant?   We’d like to pass the award along to some folks who make us hungry every time we [Read On]

Dulce de leche. A tutorial.

Some call it dulce de leche.  Some say cajeta.  Some refer to it as leche quemada.  I call it one of the easiest recipes I  will ever share with you.  While it is undoubtedly time consuming, it couldn’t be simpler to make.  And homemade dulce de leche (and I don’t mean from a can of sweetened, condensed [Read On]

Frito Pie

I think it is safe to say that with five sons, one loving husband, two useless male hound dogs and a male goldfish I inhabit a man’s world.  I am outnumbered 9 to 2.  That the cat is also ‘non-male’ is immaterial.  She can run and hide under beds or our vast piles of laundry.  [Read On]