Redefining and Rediscovering Me Time

Redefining and Rediscovering Me Time

When I became a new mom, I was bombarded with advice. Some of it was useful, some of it not so much, but I’m sure it was all given with good intentions. One of the messages that I heard over…

Top Recipes of 2015. Get Your Yum On.

Top Recipes of 2015. Get Your Yum On.

Apparently I cooked a lot in 2015. When you write what you know and/or love I really feel your passion shines through and that makes your subject matter more interesting to those reading it. I definitely have a passion for…

Freezer Single Serve Apple Oatmeal Cups

Freezer Single Serve Apple Oatmeal Cups

My husband loves steel cut oats. He’d eat them every morning for breakfast. In fact he does. The problem is they take a little longer to cook than regular oatmeal. You can (and we do) buy pouches of single serve…

Creamy Meyer Lemon and Spinach Pasta #Recipe

Creamy Meyer Lemon and Spinach Pasta #Recipe

One of the things we get to look forward to in the dead of winter is the arrival of citrus season. And one of my absolute favorit citrus fruits available this time of year is the Meyer lemon. If you…

8 Myths of Motherhood

8 Myths of Motherhood

I was 38 when my daughter was born. Yes I started late. The truth is that until around the age of 36 I was adamant that I was never going to be a mother. It just didn’t fit into my…

Ham & Pineapple Pizza Roll #Recipe

Ham & Pineapple Pizza Roll #Recipe

The day before New Year’s we had a “finger food” day at work. I had done so much cooking over the holidays, and was still cooking for our New Year’s Eve party at home so I was in kitchen overload. I…

9 Things to Leave in 2015

9 Things to Leave in 2015

Donald Trump I keep waiting for Ashton Kutcher to jump out and tell America they’ve been punk’d because wow. Waist Training I’m really finding it difficult to believe that anyone with brain cells thinks this is a good idea. I…

Coming Clean This Year With Finish® Dishwasher Cleaner

Coming Clean This Year With Finish® Dishwasher Cleaner

The same thing happens to me every year around this time. The holiday rush is over, the decorations get put away, gifts find a new home and my house is restored to its pre-holiday state. Everything gets a good cleaning (not…

Take a Bite Out Of Holiday Stress

Take a Bite Out Of Holiday Stress

As I go about my days this time of year, baking, shopping, wishing everyone around me a Merry Christmas, there are knots in my stomach. I know this is suppose to be a holiday that revolves around joy, love and…

Apple Cider Caramels #Recipe

Apple Cider Caramels #Recipe

Another awesome recipe from my amazing friend Jessica! Apple Cider Caramels There are only 2 sleeps until Christmas and if you’re anything like me, you are currently panicking that you have accidentally forgotten to buy a gift for someone, or…

Sesame Seed Cookies

Sesame Seed Cookies

I’m busy baking up some goodies to drop off at daycare next week for the staff to enjoy in the staff room. Although none of the staff have nut allergies (that I’m aware of) there is a child in the…

Graham Cracker Cookies #Recipe

Graham Cracker Cookies #Recipe

I’m right in the thick of my holiday baking and decided to take a look in my pantry to see what stray ingredients I had that I could use up. I found a half of a box of graham crumbs…

Whipped Butter Four Ways. The Perfect Hostess Gift.

Whipped Butter Four Ways. The Perfect Hostess Gift.

Wine or chocolates are generally my go to gift when attending a holiday function at someone’s house. In most cases you can’t go wrong with one or both of those. But sometimes it’s nice to think outside the box because,…

Caramel Popcorn Twists Recipe

Caramel Popcorn Twists Recipe

I wish I could say I invented this awesome, sweet and crunchy snack but I most certainly did not. It’s actually been on the back of bags of Old  Dutch Popcorn Twists forever. But somehow I never got around to…

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