California Tea Party

hello!  raise your hand if summer has completely consumed you? i’ve really been making an effort to be in the moment with the kids….i give myself a B. we’ve had a lot of fun…but it isn’t easy.  summer’s irregular schedule requires a lot more juggling and calendar coordination!  thank goodness for Google calendars!!! we’ve spent […]

ancient Chinese secret :: hot water dispenser

Seen one of these? Probably not…unless you’re Asian.  In addition to the always-plugged-in rice cooker, my people all have hot water dispensers…ok, maybe not all…but pretty close. Why?  It stores and dispenses hot water…perfect for quickly making baby’s bottles, hot tea, hot chocolate, oatmeal…Viva Starbuck’s.   I mix half hot water with half tap for […]