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Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan
A writing mom on the run.
A writing mom on the run.
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Let This Bread Tell Your Fortune ... and Other Things I've Baked
I like to bake but I'm not always successful at it. I am successful at watching The Great British Baking Show and being inspired to get better at baking. In September, I felt inspired to try a few recipes. Some worked out well, some were not so great.  My b...
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Word Search Battle 2 and Word Search Battle 3
The second word search battle was between me and the clock. I think I went slower than normal because I didn't have a physical opponent circling words right next to me, forcing me to scan quicker, find words faster.. Word Search Battle 2  is now live. Word ...
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Cooking with Cast Iron
If you have followed my blog for anytime at all, you already know I'm not any kind of "genius chef." In fact, I struggle a lot with cooking. It's probably because I'm easily distracted and a little forgetful. But I don't like giving up. And I like to eat. A...
Cooking with Cast Iron
Cooking with Cast Iron
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Word Search 1
Our family is slightly competitive. So when I bought a word search book at Half Price Books and brought it home, of course we turned it into a game. My oldest and I got comfy on the deck and raced each other to find the most words in a word search. In the f...
Word Search 1
Word Search 1
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Summer of 2018
The Summer of 2018 isn't over yet but it's been a busy one so far! We traveled up and down the east coast exploring and having adventures. Here are some of the highlights and a few photos of our fun. Orlando, Florida and Amelia Island, Florida Our condo had...
Summer of 2018
Summer of 2018
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My Kids are Not Disasters in the Kitchen
In my last post, I detailed the difficulties I had boiling figgy pudding and admitted I'm a disaster in the kitchen. You know who's not a disaster in the kitchen? My kids! This summer, the middle kid dedicated over an hour to making his first batch of hot s...
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I Am a Disaster in the Kitchen
I am a disaster in the kitchen. You can read the full story on twitter here   This is not a thread about my disastrous cooking skills. This is about SCIENCE. It starts with figgy pudding. A few weeks ago, my good friend said "lets drink tea, eat my mom's ho...
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2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run
This was my eighth year running the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run, and again I loved it. A lot of my training happened on the treadmill and in my chilly, dim basement I'd look forward and picture the Washington Monument rising above the trees covered in b...
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The World in 100 Years
On a trip to the Catskills, we embarked on an adventure to find Rip Van Winkle related murals.  I hadn't read the story in years and was trying to recall the details to share with the kids, and luckily I found it in a country store in Tannersville.  The big...
The World in 100 Years
The World in 100 Years
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Let's Play Spring-O!
Mother Nature tempted us with a taste of spring last week. She's turned the thermostat back down this week, but we know spring is on the way. I can't wait. I love spring. For me, spring means cherry blossoms, running in shorts, bees buzzing, outdoor soccer,...
Let's Play Spring-O!
Let's Play Spring-O!
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