Italian Chicken Soup

My son Andy and I made this soup last week. It fed my family for days; even my vegetarian daughter had a few bowls. What You Need Canned chicken (or frozen) Chicken stock (not broth – Swanson and Kitchen Basics make good ones) Canned diced tomatoes Frozen spinach Noodles Chicken base (look in the same […]

Getting To Do Done

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about to do lists – specifically how to get from to do to done. I wish I could tell you that I’ve found the magic formula, but no, sorry. 🙁 I have come up with a few ideas and observations however. First, writing a list is easy. It’s doing […]

Eliminating Distractions

When you have ADHD, it’s easy to get distracted. In fact, it’s sort of required – or else maybe it wouldn’t be ADHD. 😀 But just because being easily distracted is part of ADHD doesn’t mean that you can’t do something about it. One of the things that you can do about it is to […]

Chicken and Rice

Pantry meals are a Friday feature. If you like the recipe, buy the ingredients and keep them in your pantry. When you have one of those days when there’s nothing to eat or you’re short on time, pull out the ingredients and put it together. Dinner in a flash! I am a from scratch kind […]

Ennui and ADD

For those of you who didn’t take French in college, here is’s definition: en·nui ? ?/?n?wi, ??nwi; Fr. ???nwi/ Show Spelled[ahn-wee, ahn-wee; Fr. ahn-nwee] Show IPA –noun a feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest; boredom: The endless lecture produced an unbearable ennui. Can you see why I […]

Using Every Minute

Today I have a lot to do outside my home. It’s one of those days when I’ll be running errands all day and doing lots of waiting in between. I went back to college to finish my degree five months after my first child was born and I had my son just a few weeks […]