December 15, 2015 in Beach, Cooking, Tanner Family, Thanksgiving - No Comments

We hosted Troy’s siblings at our house for Thanksgiving. His parents couldn’t join us until the next day because they had an assignment to serve the prisoners at the jail in Salt Lake City on Thanksgiving day. Hosting the entire meal made us feel like true adults. Having four children…

Italian Soda Bar

February 1, 2013 in Book Club, Cooking, Parties - 15 Comments

I hosted book club last weekend, and to go along with dinner, I set up an Italian soda bar. We read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, which has nothing to do with Italy, but you never really need an excuse to have Italian sodas, right? Since Valentine’s Day is around…

Rainbow Birthday

December 11, 2012 in Birthdays, Cooking, Crafts, Traditions - 2 Comments

Blake only had one request for his birthday this year: a rainbow cake. Every year, I have good intentions to throw him an actual birthday party with friends. And then his birthday rolls around year after year smack dab in between Thanksgiving and Christmas. And despite my good intentions, I…

Now That’s a Hamburger

April 30, 2012 in Cooking, Nash Family - 1 Comment

I think that may be the tallest burger I’ve ever seen. It was stacked with loving care by my dad, the best chef I know. Whenever we ask him what ingredients are in his gourmet meals, he responds, “My own special blend of 11 herbs and spices.” Yeah, I think I…

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