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!
I feel like everywhere I look right now, all my friends who have moved from St. Louis are making Gooey Butter Cake. There must be a big waft of nostalgia floating through the air. Our friends served it at their daughter’s first birthday party. My other sweet friend from high school posted it on her … Continue reading A St. Louis Tradition
So I know the title may be a little deceiving if you think that I actually made pie. In all honesty – I made two different pie crust recipes and then turned them into cookies. When I was in graduate school, I first started doing this when I had some extra (pre-made…store bought) pie crust … Continue reading The Pie Crust Test
I have been trying to find a good balance in our lives between baked goods all day – everyday and only eating salad (which gets old fast). In an effort to find that balance I bought the cookbook Run Fast. Cook Fast Eat Slow. by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky. These two women are amazing … Continue reading The demand for breakfast cookies is high these days!
When Kevin and I got married 5 years ago, we were living in St. Louis. Kevin had lived in this awesome condo in the DeMun neighborhood for a while and I moved in after our wedding. One of the best things about the neighborhood was having a Kaldi’s Coffee right on the corner of our … Continue reading This is THE chocolate cake I’ve been searching for…
This year for my birthday my super cute husband order most of my wish list items from my Allie and the Oven Amazon wishlist. I am so excited to try all the new tools and gadgets that I had on my list. Until I try them though, I thought I would just share a quick … Continue reading Things I love…