A lot of people have been asking me what I hope to accomplish with this website. I come from old-school media where we attend all-day offsites with the sole purpose of creating a mission statement, so before I wrote a single post, I worked and reworked and fine-tuned my About page. I never dreamed that reader feedback would align so perfectly with what I outlined there — so again, a big thank-you to everyone who has written. In particular I wanted to share this note:
“I just wanted you to know how great it is to see a blogger who doesn’t make me feel like a bad person for giving up on dinner some nights, doesn’t always go organic and, on occasion, tries a little too hard to make sure that dinner is something that my whole family enjoys. I work full-time and I’ve always made it a priority to have some semblance of a home-cooked dinner on the table for everyone to enjoy. It is something I love to do, plain and simple.” —Amanda, San Francisco, CA
Some back-and-forth with Amanda revealed that her go-to meal is salmon tacos. She sits down with her family for dinner every night — except Friday, when they all eat in front of the TV and watch a movie — “By far my 5 year olds favorite night of the week.”
Anyway — sharing stories and rituals like Amanda’s, building a community around feeding our families well….that’s what I hope to accomplish.
Read more about family rituals.