When I think about the holiday season, the blurry, whimsical childhood memories I reminisce about fade into pure stress bogged down with the pressure of finding the perfect gifts (gifts that evoke more happiness than the box they came in), hosting family and friends (without burning the house or family down), decorating (and trying to […]
Every Christmas my mom always goes all out making hundreds of cookies and other candies for all of our friends and family to enjoy. Sugar cookies, peanut butter and coconut bon bons, peanut brittle, fudge and much more have been whipped up in my mom’s kitchen since before I can remember. As time has gone […]
The holidays spark all the feels. The cherished moments with kids, extended family, special events, and food “Glorious Food”. I think the actual definition of the holidays is “eat all the rich, heavy decadent, savory morsels. Put the scales away, hide the mirrors, and bring out every pair of stretchy pants you own”. We jump […]
So first of all, I want to remind you all that I’m no Martha Stewart, Barefoot Contessa, or Giada De Laurentiis. I am just a mom with average cooking skills who just really likes hosting and holidays. Here are some things that I’ve learned along the way. 10. Don’t freak out. It’s just a turkey. My […]
Kids yelling “MOM – What’s for dinner tonight? What? I don’t like that!” “MOM, I’m starving and I have to be at hockey in 20 minutes.” Me, looking in the fridge wondering what I can make that’s nutritious and takes 5 minutes to create. Panic sets in; total chaos erupts in the kitchen. Sound familiar […]
There are few places in this world that I love more than Bayfield, Wisconsin. It is chalked full of nostalgia for me — 27 years of it to be exact. 27 years with only a few years missed. Growing up my family went the weekend before their biggest celebration of the year come sun, rain, […]
Finding quick, healthy lunch options isn’t always easy. Tonight we will be making Mason Jar Salads which can be prepped ahead of time and you can grab and go for healthy lunches during the busy week.
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Let’s face it, once we move past mourning of the summer season we all get a giddy excitement in the pit of our stomachs. We get to once again send our little one’s off on their grand academic adventures. That is, however, until we come to the realization that some of us will be responsible […]