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Archive | October, 2011

Halloween Drinks: Spooktacular No-Dye All Natural Purplicious Potion

Halloween is on Monday. You can make Halloween whatever you want to make it to be. I know it is fast becoming a very politically-incorrect holiday, but I don’t care. I love it! It’s a time to be silly. It’s a time to dress up and play. You can play with your food, your drinks […]

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Enjoying Fall Flavors: Quinoa Pilaf with Butternut Squash & Pomegranate

Enjoying Fall Flavors: Quinoa Pilaf with Butternut Squash & Pomegranate

My hubby is traveling on business. I have three kids. I have a king-size bed. When Hubby is gone, the three kids fight over who gets to sleep with Mommy in her big comfy, select-comfort bed that she loves so much. Sometimes we settle it like human beings, rotating who gets the honor. Many times […]

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10 Easy Ways To Add Pumpkin Goodness In Your Menu

10 Easy Ways To Add Pumpkin Goodness In Your Menu

This is the time of year where everyone is cooking with pumpkin. You’ll find all these fabulous recipes on the web filled with pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. Whether you get your pumpkin purée from a can or roast your pumpkin yourself, you probably have that little bit of leftover purée sitting in your fridge. It’s […]

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Halloween Cupcake: Skeleton Cupcakes by FamilySpice.com

More Halloween Cupcake Decorating Ideas

This post is fast becoming a tradition here on my blog. Every year I scour the internet for ideas and then decorate some Halloween themed cupcakes. My first post, Halloween Cupcake Decorating 101, is one of my most visited posts so check it out, too. Remember, I’m not a dessert blog or an expert cake […]

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A Beet Red Velvet Cake For My Pink Princess

A Beet Red Velvet Cake For My Pink Princess

Something changed in me when I had my daughter. It happened to my husband, as well. After bringing two beautiful boys into the world, we knew we would be happy with a healthy baby, girl or boy. My husband did admit that he secretly wanted a girl. I, on the other hand, was terrified to […]

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Hearty & Healthy Manhattan Clam Chowder

Hearty & Healthy Manhattan Clam Chowder

Do you prefer white or red? No, not wine, but clam chowder? It’s kind of like asking if you are a vanilla or a chocolate person. Coke or Pepsi. PC or Mac. Okay, getting out of hand here. I admit, that if I had to choose, I would choose New England Clam Chowder over Manhattan. […]

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Insomnia, Steve Jobs & A Baked Apple

Insomnia, Steve Jobs & A Baked Apple

I can’t sleep. It’s 3:30am and I’ve been up for two hours. I don’t know why I have this problem, but when I wake up to roll over or get up to go to the bathroom, in a split second everything that I forgot to do or didn’t have time to do rushes into my […]

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Garlic Smashed Potatoes & A Giveaway

Garlic Smashed Potatoes & A Giveaway

Kids really are funny creatures. They start out in life so helpless and dependent on you, and they can’t communicate what they want. Then, when they are able to communicate, they still make no sense to us. They are completely illogical and emotional. They react on instinct, without much thought. Granted, it’s our job as […]

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