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Busy Week

So, this week is a busy. Let’s just focus on the after school activities. Monday we had dress rehearsal from 7-9:30 pm (keep in mind normal bedtime for my kids is 8:00). Tuesday we have hockey playoff game 1 for Hunter & Owen at ...Read More

Fresh Toast Waffle

Yeah, I went there. I took a lightly toasted frozen waffle, dipped it in french toast egg mixture, then cooked it like I normally do and oh yeah! It was awesome! Here’s the thing, the flavor possibilities are numerous and can get as healthy ...Read More

Adventure Time Party!

Ok, I thought I was getting away easy when my now 5-year old changed his mind on the theme of his birthday party. At first he wanted a – get this – Team Umizoomi Star Wars party! I was confused at the idea BUT ...Read More

Mustard Chicken Salad

I lived in the Hamptons – not as one who comes out on weekends, or one who lives in a big house. I lived there as a local in a family farmhouse built in the mid-1800s. My husband was the 12th generation born in ...Read More

Broccoli Salad My Way

I love broccoli salad. I like the sweet and the salad and the crunch. Oh yummy! This is a great recipe! You can sub-out the almonds and use cashews which are also super tasty. You can add bacon which is traditional for broccoli salad ...Read More

Broccoli Soup

This recipe makes the perfect amount for a family of 4 or 5 (That is, 2 adults and kids). We didn’t have any leftovers and I got requests to make this again. Broccoli Soup 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium sweet onion, diced 1 stalk ...Read More

Baked “Fried” Chicken Tenders

My kids are weirdly picky eaters. They do not eat things like macaroni & cheese, casseroles, tater tots, jelly, Cheez-It’s or sweet potatoes. They do like things like sushi, calamari, oysters, tofu and the stinkiest cheeses you can find. They have unusual tastes but ...Read More

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

The first thing I baked in my Friday Pumpkin Madness was this pumpkin bundt cake. This recipe is adapted from a tasteofhome.com’s Moist Pumpkin Bundt Cake. Moist Pumpkin Bundt Cake Recipe Ingredients 2-1/2 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups whole wheat ...Read More

Pumpkin Biscotti

Oh biscotti, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways… your delicate flavor and crunchiness is a perfect balance. When I decided to bake pumpkin stuff this past weekend, I was going to try my hand at pumpkin biscotti. I’ve made a ...Read More