Archive For February, 2015

What’s Cozier Than a Kitten?

What’s Cozier Than a Kitten?

I’m going to be honest with you – I never thought I would be a cat owner again. It’s not because I don’t love cats, or pets in general, because I really do. But when our beloved family cat passed…

A Mother’s Heart

A Mother’s Heart

About 8 months ago my daughter suddenly became very sick. We spent a week in the hospital while a team of doctors ran test after test on her. There was a CT scan, an MRI, an EEG and countless blood…

Bacon, Brie and Mango Grilled Sandwich

Bacon, Brie and Mango Grilled Sandwich

If you asked me what my favorite comfort food is I wouldn’t even have to give it a second thought – a grilled cheese sandwich. There is just something so special, and nostalgic, about a grilled sandwich oozing with cheese….

“Healthy” Stuff I Will Never Try

“Healthy” Stuff I Will Never Try

I’m a reasonably healthy person. I eat well. I go to the gym several times a week. I don’t get sick often. I have good skin, good teeth and I’m not overweight. Some of this is a direct result of…

How to Make Paper Fortune Cookies #BlueDragonCNY

How to Make Paper Fortune Cookies #BlueDragonCNY

I have a four year old. We do crafts. Every single day. I’m not kidding. Walk into my living room at any given moment and the coffee table is covered in construction paper, pencil crayons, glue, string and glitter. Oh…

Mirror Mirror…

Mirror Mirror…

I am an adoptee. With red hair. I resemble absolutely nobody in my family. Growing up people were always asking me where my red hair came from. If they were strangers, which they usually were, I would just shrug and…

Creamy (dairy free) Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

Creamy (dairy free) Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

We love salads in our house. And when I talk about salads I don’t mean iceberg lettuce with shredded carrots. I’m talking about baby greens and spinach with fresh berries or fruit and crunchy nuts or seeds and usually some…

Valentine Pretzels

Valentine Pretzels

These cute little Valentine Pretzels are a great project to get your kids in the kitchen. I mean, chocolate and sprinkles, it just doesn’t get any better than that does it? Since there is no cooking or measuring (once you…

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