The Night Circus In Town for Anya’s 13th

If you haven’t read The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, we sincerely think you should. It’s one of my favorites, and it’s one of Anya’s favorites (you know … because she has such great taste). Featuring a magical black-and-white circus, this book gave us plenty to work with for Anya’s 13th birthday this year. The…

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William’s 11th Birthday Party – Star Wars Praetorian Guard Theme

The Jedi love is strong with this one. We’ve done Star Wars for birthday parties several times over the years. The new series has just rekindled our love, and given us more fodder for party material. The fight scene with the Elite Praetorian Guards in The Last Jedi was William’s ultimate inspiration for his 11th…

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EA 2017 Cross Country Celebration

William’s Lego Batman 10th

Anya’s 12: Edgar Allan Poe


Luau Pig Cake for 8th Grade Graduation Pool Party

We set up a luau for the Catharine Blaine graduating class of 2017.       

Get’cher MDRT Gear!

** UPDATED FEBRUARY 2018 ** MDRT Gear is available here! =========================================== Here’s the original post linking to the previous site … =========================================== So last year, I fell in with one of my favorite groups of people in the whole entire world.  Mama Docs Run This (or MDRT) is composed entirely of physicians who also happen…

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Because You Still Need to Eat

Okay guys – lots happening in the world! But you still need to eat, right? And those little people that live outside your bathroom door when you’re trying to get a minute of solitude (and who, based solely on number of times they repeat your name and quantity of requests made in under a minute,…

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Baked Zucchini-Sweet Potato-Greens Pancakes with Garlic Tzatziki

I’ve always loved veggie pancakes, but I hated making them until I discovered the Miraculous Gift to Humanity that is a Food Processor. I mean, really. I don’t care how easy it is to use a mandolin. Shredding the ingredients for your entire meal is just a pain in the Meal Planner if you’re doing…

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Warm Mushroom Farro Salad with Eggs

Okay, guys, you are in for a treat! This is one of my (and my family’s!) all-time favorites in our entire arsenal of recipes. Delicate, yet remarkably filling, and ridiculously easy to make, it is a powerhouse of nutrition and flavor. Now (wouldn’tchaknowit), while the original recipe on (by brilliant chef Marc Matsumoto) is…

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