Cranberries have traditionally been one of those holiday dishes that I would pass on. Growing up I thought they were much too tart. They always seemed to get in the way of the delicious, savory foods like stuffing and...
There are a few flavors to me that just scream springtime and warmer weather in each and every bite.  Two of those flavors include lemon and blueberry. Oddly enough, winter is citrus season here, but I always feel the need...
With Easter just around the corner, and my house being the designated “host” house this year, I have been thinking up ways to add extra, special touches to the holiday celebration. We rarely get to stay home for a...
During this time of the year, I know pumpkins and apples are king. However, I always start getting tired of those flavors by the time the end of November rolls around and start dreaming of new dessert combinations. Enter...
I try to make holidays special for us, each one. You never know when kids will stop enjoying them, or stop believing in the magic of each holiday. And of course, special days mean special food. These are a...
In March it will be five years since my Grandmother passed away and as the holidays pass year year I am reminded how much she loved to celebrate them. She loved spending time with the family, taking in the...
Pumpkin Spice Lattes are my favorite. I wait every fall for them to come out at Starbuck and I love them most when the weather starts to turn – really turn – into fall. Those mornings when there’s frost...
I wanted to squeeze in one more pumpkin recipe before we left the month of October. Because no one eats pumpkin anymore in November, right? :) I made this Pumpkin Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe as one of my...
With Halloween fast approaching everyone at my daughter’s school is talking about parties with friends and dreaming about all the treats they’re going to get to eat. However, if you feel like the kids in your life are going to...
New Year’s Eve is synonymous with parties, celebrations, good food and having a good time. As parents of young children, you might not have any grand plans for the evening because bedtimes come early – no matter what day...
My daughter has become a little obsessed with the color pink. The only color she loves more is "rainbow", which obviously isn't one color at all. When it came time to decide which treat we were going to bring to...
Did you know candy canes were originally created in order to keep children quiet in church? According to the folklore story, the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany wanted to keep children quiet during a long performance at the...
What do you think about when you think of mashed potatoes? Home, comfort, deliciousness…YUM! If you picked all of the above then you’ve come to the right place because this recipe is for mashed potato connoisseurs. These Sour Cream &...
I am a sucker for anything sweet. Make it warm and delicious and I like it even more! I love like to bake. Here is my problem, I like to EAT baked goods but I detest having to be...
I know people have a love/hate relationship with cranberries. I personally dislike them. I find them bitter and tart and basically not at all sweet. That said, I’m in love with this Cranberry Upside Down Cake!   (adsbygoogle =...
Get your green out this week and add some of it to your foods too.  Just adding a bit of green food to the mix can help make St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit more fun for the important...
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