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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We were on the way home from school today and I told Keegan his babysitter is coming to hang out with him on Sunday. I reminded him to be careful with her because she has a baby in her belly.

K: Why do babies grow in your belly?
Me: Because they are so little and they need time to grow before they come out. They are safe in your belly. That's where I grew you.
K: I liked it in there.
Me: You did?
K: Yes I was all cuddly and I played with your heart.
Me: You still do.

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