Anyone who knows me will know that it is no surprise but I have been claiming responsibility for family’s holiday desserts for quite a while. In fact, I’m pretty sure I convinced my mom that I could be responsible for some of them starting in middle school. By high school I was taking over most … Continue reading Bourbon Pecan Pie- no need to say anymore
This recipe is P-E-R-F-E-C-T for Friendsgiving, or Thanksgiving. Friendsgiving always seems like the right time to try something new. Especially something that is easy to make and easy to share with all your friends. This pumpkin twist recipe is the one for you! *A little bit of back story on this blog post- this is … Continue reading Are you looking for the perfect Friendsgiving Treat?
I’m not proud to admit this but, if it was possible to eat a soft pretzel for every meal of every day – I would do it! There is a place in St. Louis by my parent’s house called Pretzel Boyz and I will find any excuse to stop there when I am in town. … Continue reading Pretzels and beer are match made in soft pretzel heaven
As autumn rolled in last week I was inspired to make a sweet recipe. I really wanted to make an easy pumpkin bread. I realized that my last few posts have all been savory so I thought it was time for a sweet recipe. I began looking through recipes and realized that I wouldn’t feed … Continue reading Is pumpkin bread healthy?
This past weekend we had our first visitor to our new house – my sweet sister Andrea. It was so wonderful to have her in Chicago! I wanted to have a cheese and charcuterie board ready for her when she came since it is one of her and Kevin’s favorite things to share. I had … Continue reading Braided Cheesy Brioche with Thyme
Something major happened this week at our house. Our oldest son started preschool. He was able to get one of a very few spots in our local public school early childhood program and has been super excited about going to “his” preschool. Its is an awesome mixed aged Montessori program and he will be in … Continue reading Homemade back to school cheesy snacks
So many wonderful things happened this week! First, we spent our first full week in our new house! Although every time I feel like I know where everything is going and I have everything under control, Kevin walks in the door with another round of boxes from the storage unit and I realize that I … Continue reading Nova Scotia – your oatcakes are delicious!