Golden Globes Girls Night Out

I have been wanting to throw a Golden Globes or Oscar night party for as long as I have had a home of my own. Each year, I’d just get settled after the crazy holiday season, sit down in front of the TV and notice that the award show was on. It would sneak up…

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Behind the Apron

  So…rumor has it that those of you out there reading food blogs are tired of trying to guess what the author’s of these blogs look like. Well, over at the 28 Cooks blog , Fiber is hosting an event for us to show our face…the event is titled Behind the Apron and it’s being…

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Mandarin Pork and Wild Rice

Just a quick post today as I’m preparing for my Golden Globes party tonight. I just wanted to share this quick and easy recipe with you all. The source is the Jan/Feb issue of Simple and Delicious magazine, and it is exactly what the title of the magazine promises… simple and delicious. If you are…

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Gourmet taste…such a waste!

This summer, my mom told me about her cooking adventures during the time my brothers were young. She told me about watching Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet, on television. As she watched his show, she attempted to recreate whatever gourmet concoction he was making and serve it as dinner for her own family. She would…

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Ellabean

I don’t have a whole lot to say today, but wanted to at least post this picture of Ella. Can she look any sweeter? Yes – I can still say that she’s sweet even after several nights of being up for most of the night with her. This girl has me wrapped around her tiny…

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Let’s Celebrate Food!

Jill over at Cookies in Heaven posted last week about all the incredible food related holidays in January. Did you know that there is a food related holiday for almost every day of the year? Yep!  If you love Milk, just down a glass today in celebration of Milk Day. Artichokes? March 16th is your…

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Lemon Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

My son requested pumpkin muffins as his birthday treat to take to school this past Monday. I happily made the muffins but felt like they needed something added for a festive touch. I decided to whip up some Cream Cheese Frosting, but when I added the frosting to the pumpkin muffins they just didn’t taste…

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The Shoe Thief

If you ever come to my house, be forewarned… there’s a shoe thief in the midst. If you couldn’t guess by Kelly’s comment about Santa Claus, my three year old daughter has a thing for shoes. Not just a thing… a serious obsession. She will stop complete strangers on the street and tell them what…

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