Alisa. 37. New Hampshire. Married for almost three years to this wonderful, funny, smart guy. Previously married. Went through in-vitro fertilization to have my five year old magical son Keegan. Stepmother to the charming Isabelle (6). Gushingly in love with our baby boy Harper(1). Policy Wonk and dreaded bureaucrat. Lover of fine cuisine, honeybees, truly romantic moments and the underdog.
Curried Beef Short Ribs

Note: I found this was more realistically four servings.

Finishing this dish with lime zest and juice brightens its rich flavors.

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces ribs, 2/3 cup rice, and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)

2 teaspoons canola oil
2 pounds ...continue reading

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The little guy has been under the weather these past two days. A slight temp but no other symptoms. He has needed extra feedings and lots of cuddling. On Wednesday he fell asleep on my stomach so I didn't move for 2 1/2 hours. I wanted to make sure he got some rest. Today he discovered the thrill of being able to stick his fist in his mouth. Boy was he happy.
Maybe tomorrow it will finally stop raining. Talk about a downer. I think we have gotten three inches so far. But atleast the rain is staying on the outside for us.

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