Archive | March, 2011

Another Sick Kid & March’s YBR

Middle-Child is sick again. This time it’s allergies. And I only have myself to blame, as I am the one with the seasonal allergy problem and he inherited it from his loving mom. My husband was kind enough to point this out this morning. He’s on a business trip all week and misses the kids […]

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Dutch Oven Recipes: Campfire Berry Cobbler by FamilySpice.com

Dutch Oven Recipes for Camping Trips

Forget the burgers and dogs on your next camping trip. Make dinner special with these Dutch Oven Recipes that are perfect for the great outdoors. We are a scouting family. I have two boys in Cub Scouts, and my husband as the Cub Master. Sometimes I wonder who is more excited to be a scout, […]

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TGIF and HSN Giveaway!

What a week! Between family festivities, doing taxes and getting ready for a big camping trip this weekend, I’m not sure which way is up. I am excited to share with you a little giveaway I am hosting. You know the Home Shopping Network (HSN). Come on admit it. You are a big fan! My […]

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The haft sin for Persian New Year (Norouz) by FamilySpice.com

Happy Norouz!

This Sunday, March 20th, at 4:21 PST Spring will arrive! The Persian New Year will also begin. There are many reasons why I love this holiday, putting aside that it dates back 3000 years. Spring has always been symbolic as a time of rebirth, where the cold winter is over, and the beauty of spring […]

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Persian Herb Quiche (Kookoo Sabzi) for Norouz by FamilySpice.com

The Persian New Year (Norouz) and Kookoo Sabzi

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and first day of spring, with this traditional herb quiche, Kookoo Sabzi. With all the chaos in my household, I forgot yesterday was Chahr-Shambeh Souri. This is the Tuesday night prior to Nowruz (Persian New Year) where you jump over flames to ward off evil. Sounds dangerous to an […]

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Meat Loaf with Chorizo by FamilySpice.com

A Lesson Learned & Meat Loaf with Chorizo

An American classic gets a serious update in this Meat Loaf with Chorizo. When your kids are young, they look up to their parents and see us as Wonder Woman and Superman. Or, at least, that’s how I translate their admiration for us! These short people with minds of mush turn to dear Mom and […]

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