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In these lazy days of summer vacation, the girls think every day is Saturday. And Saturday often means pancakes. Or waffles. Or sometimes both; when the pancake and waffle factions are divided, it’s easy enough to placate everyone by making one batch of pancake batter and baking a few scoops of it in the waffle iron. (Shh, don’t tell.) Today, for example, was a both day. We arrived home from a berry-picking excursion yesterday with a heaping flat of blueberries in our hands and a near-equivalent quantity in our bellies. So today, again, we had a lot of blueberries we needed to eat. For me, a day of excessive blueberry consumption naturally starts with blueberry pancakes. Not so, apparently, for my big girls (make that “big” girls; the oldest is 5), who both stared at me, clearly baffled, and patiently explained the error of my ways. Continue reading »