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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Date night last night so we went to that theater where you can also get a real meal. The seats are so cushy. We saw The Brave One which was good. Not great, but good. We were going to see The Kingdom but it had already started despite what the website said.
Today I was coming back from a meeting with my boss and a co-worker in the car. We saw a group of kids waiting to cross the street. Upon closer inspection I realized that it was Keegan's class. I caught Keegan's eye and waved. His face lit up as he waved and flashed a heart melting smile. I was so proud of him. My sweet boy.
Do families like this exist? Don't worry Fido won't be left out.
Is it wrong that I wish I could twist my ankle to get out of cooking again? I am so uninspred right now. But I do love meatloaf so.

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