Category: RECIPES

Birthday cake for my kids' birthday

A bittersweet birthday cake anyone can make

August 16, 2017

I take baked goods very seriously.  I’m not always very good at chemistry, or measuring or even following directions very well, so I truly appreciate how magical it is when a bunch of ingredients come together in an oven and make something spectacular like a birthday cake. I know birthday cakes are special and every […]

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Chicken fajita recipe from Metropolitan Market

An Easy Chicken Fajita recipe with Metropolitan Market and my mom

January 26, 2017

Am I right when I say that when you grow up, a grocery store isn’t just a grocery store anymore?  Adulting with kids is SO hard some days that just escaping SOLO to the grocery store and slowly, purposefully, SILENTLY picking out delightful bits and bites at whim can be such a peaceful way to feel […]

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Halosfun ornament

Orange you glad an after school snack can help your kids learn their states

January 12, 2017

A little while ago, I received a package in the mail from Halos.  I was excited when I saw the cute little orange on the front and it was so festively Christmas with an adorable orange-shaped ornament, some crafting decor, coupons and A MAP. My guys LOVE maps. And this one is a pretty innovative map […]

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easy baked pumpkin seeds recipe

Last Minute Pumpkin seeds

October 31, 2014

If you were like us, we left pumpkin carving till the last minute and we might have had to wait until next year and I probably would have been okay with that except I LOVE PUMPKIN SEEDS.  I just hate carving pumpkins.  They are messy and it’s a really weird tradition and my pumpkin skills […]

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Sweater shopping for a sweeter Monday

September 22, 2014

Apparently it’s sweet week in Seattle which isn’t the worst news in the world.  Oh dear.  Do we HAVE to eat more sweets this week?  I love so many of the participating vendors and for 5 bucks a treat, it’s a great excuse to indulge. And it’s crazy how every week it seems like we’re […]

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Today’s almost late Wednesday is brought to you by this pie.

September 10, 2014

We are 5 days in and we’re getting used to the school routine, but sometimes I forget we don’t have a lot of time to get out in the morning and today, this cheesecake pie took a little too long.  So you can find the recipe here (I half it to put it in a […]

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So easy summer salad

June 25, 2014

I am not a big fuss cooker, so I love things like salads that taste good, have loads of vegetables and are easy to make. I usually make this salad when I have leftover roast corn-I always buy a few more corn than I think we’ll need for a barbeque then after dinner I cut […]

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