My English 9 class recently finished Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. Students read Gareth Hind’s graphic novel as well as one book from the Fitzgerald translation. A lot (and I mean A LOT) happens in this epic poem, but one thing really interested me: As the epic hero Odysseus makes his tumultuous journey back to…
Easy Thai Ramen
I could eat Asian food every single day of my life. Both of my boys love Ramen, so we always have a case ready to whip up at any time. Now, while my sons love plain Maruchan Chicken Noodles, I like to upgrade my bowl. I’ve tried a lot of different ingredients, but Thai garnishes…
Galentine’s Brunch Menu & More
The second annual Galentine’s brunch was another great success. I had big plans to take some gorgeous photos throughout the day for my post, but ended up getting caught up in the moment. We were having so much fun I just forgot to get my camera out again. Oh well! Lox Bagel Bar You can…
My husband will not eat anything that is remotely “creamy.” No pudding, cheesecake, chocolate mousse, and certainly not Tiramisu. I love Tiramisu and wanted to test the recipe out. I also knew that nobody but me (well maybe Beau) was going to eat it. I didn’t want to make a huge 9×13 pan of dessert…
Hi, I’m Emma.
I am a small town Iowa girl who loves planning dinners, brunches, and all types of parties for my toddler boys, family, and friends. When I’m not pursuing my hobbies, I am teaching high school English and scrolling through TikTok.