We had Donnie’s birthday dinner this week and I wanted to make him a real cake instead of one from a box. I’ve never made a birthday cake from scratch before and I found the “perfect” recipe on pinterest. It seemed rich and it was made with strong coffee. PERFECT for Donnie. And as you … Continue reading Still A Newbie In The Kitchen
During the week, breakfast menus are quick and healthy. Cream-cheese bagels, oatmeal and blueberries, fruit salad, rice krispies. Those types of things. Nothing incredibly time-consuming or yummy, if you were to ask my kids. But one day a weekend we usually go off the main track. We take two rolls of croissants and we cover … Continue reading Weekends in the Kitchen
I read a lot of blogs from crafty chefs who create beautiful things by hand. I get inspired and often try to recreate what they’ve done with their kids or in their kitchen. I then come and show these successful attempts to you. But I want to make one thing clear: I AM NOT ONE … Continue reading Truth In Advertising Part III
One of the first things I pinned on Pinterest was this hand print project which I had found at Fun Mama. Unfortunately, it required a very specific increase of hand-sizes. Which, when you have a 16-year old, is kinda tricky. BUT I WANTED ONE! So, I did something just as easy. I found a frame … Continue reading Pride! (To Hide The Shame!)
LOOK WHAT I MADE. Chocolate recipe found here but couldn’t resist doing a strawberry one when I found a Cheesecake pudding at the store. We added a layer of graham cracker crumbs to that one for the Cheesecake Effect. These things are TRIFLES. And I’ve been pronouncing them TR(EYE)FULS. But I think they are actually … Continue reading Look! I am excited and making exclamations in all caps!