The other day I was inspired to pull our breadmaker out from hiding and rev it back up. I found a recipe for rosemary bread and threw all the ingredients into the machine. Three hours later I had the most delicious bread I’d tasted in quite a while. The small loaf lasted us three days (and I had cut pretty thick slices and kind of pigged out on it). Yesterday I decided to make another one and while I was putting the ingredients together I realized that in the time it took me to measure out everything and put it in my breadmaker, I could maybe have gotten the boys ready and in the car to go and get a loaf of bread. OK, now granted, I don’t usually run out just for bread, but my point is that it is really no trouble at all making my own. And I know what I’m putting into it. I’m not saying that I’ll never buy another loaf of bread at the grocery store again, but I do think that I’m going to try to bake my own whenever possible. For the little effort it takes, the result is way more rewarding.