PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

…on good food, questionable judgment, and making life work

I suffer from an acute case of Inappropriate Laughter. I also have mild to moderate generalized panic disorder, which means that in instances of great stress or tension, I fear … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Insensitive Boobery–Fix it With Carbs

Ahh, the Snowpocalypse. Our school district announced that school was closing at 11:00 on January 28, as the snow grew heavier. Having grown up in the Snow Belt, I don’t … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lazzaroli Pasta – It’s In There

While Nashville may have a dearth of good or hell, decent classic Italian restaurants*, we are blessed with an amazing little shop up in Germantown, just North of Downtown on … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sullied and Purified

By all accounts, my kids are pretty good eaters. My oldest loves lentils. I mean he loves them. When I announce lentil soup for dinner he is genuinely delighted. When … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Thai One On

So, I guess flavored vodkas are a thing now, which means they’ll be passé in no time. I’ve never bought a flavored vodka and likely never will due to its … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Noodle Pupil

As an individual lacking any Asian lineage, I often resort to watching somebody else’s grandmother making signature dishes on YouTube. Between this wellspring of information and my own extensive knowledge … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

You Can Groat Your Own Way

Okay, okay. I’ve been known to get judgy at the grocery store. It’s hard for me when I see someone feeding their toddler Coke® from a sippy cup or a … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bolton’s – The Best Authentic Hot Chicken and Fish in Town

I’ve been thinking about Bolton’s a bunch recently. You see, I’ve been hitting Hattie B’s every now and then and I’ve almost felt like I have been cheating on Bolton’s, … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Judgment-Free Zone

Sometimes your errands take longer than you planned. Sometimes the weather keeps you from going to the grocery store. Sometimes you get lost in a book and lose track of … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Husk – A Pilgrimage to the Altar of Swine

I have been meaning to get to Chef Sean Brock’s Nashville branch of Husk for some time now, but life, children, work, more life and the need to let them … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment
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