Archive | July, 2012


Sipping on a Blueberry Mojito

Summer is flying by. The kids have 3 weeks until school starts and I am so not ready for the chaos ahead of me. My eldest is going to start middle school. I am trying not to think about that either. Middle school. Ack! I’d rather sleep in with the sun pouring into my room. […]

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watermelon recipes: watermelon granita with mint by

Watermelon Recipes & Crafts!

Its summer! Picture kids playing in the pool, family picnics,  camping trips and road trips. And what would summer be without watermelon smiles and sticky little faces, dripping with watermelon juice. I felt like a giddy little kid when the Watermelon Board asked me if I’d like to carve a watermelon for their 3rd Annual […]

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Red Sangria Popsicles by

Red Sangria Popsicles

Like I mentioned before, my husband is very excited and amused with his ability to make his boozy popsicles using dry ice. So far this summer he has made margarita popsicles, our vodka red-white-and-blue popsicles and now these red sangria popsicles. Popsicles aren’t just for kids during the summer, as I’ve discovered with my husband’s […]

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Whole Wheat Pretzel Dogs

People assume that because I cook and have a blog about family friendly recipes that I cook with my children all the time. Um, no, I don’t. During the school year they get home around 4pm and it’s homework time and scouts and other activities that keep the five of us busy. Dinner is usually […]

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