Recipes

slow cooker beef tacos

i had a blog post, almost (on books).  and, then school was cancelled, again (brrrr).  so, instead of words, i give you a recipe.  a recipe for shredded slow cooker beef tacos to be exact.  the kind of cooking that is great for slowed down snow days or days so fast you can’t find time to cook.  […]

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{Eat} Cookies

Yesterday I made cookies.  It was a perfect pick me up for a Monday.  Baking always makes me happy. My friend Annabelle made these cookies for me a couple of years ago and I had since lost the recipe.  However, I happily found the recipe a few weeks ago while cleaning out a cabinet. These […]

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Christmas Breakfast

I do realize this is second Nutella recipe I’ve posted this week but that just goes to show how much I love me some Nutella. So . . . I bought someone a cookbook for Christmas and took a little peek inside and saw THIS RECIPE. I think this would be such a fun and […]

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Reading Material

What a weekend. I won’t bore you with all the details BUT, Friday, I thought I was going to have this super fab day. Shopping with my mom and sister in the city, kid free, and an impromptu overnight at a swanky hotel and OH, also an impromptu bout of the flu. And we will […]

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Paris & Food

Did you have a nice weekend? I hope so. I had some links to share on Friday but now it is Monday and here they are. Isn’t that picture of Paris, breathtaking? There are more here and here. And speaking of Paris my dad told me last night that he is going in a couple […]

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Let them Eat Cake!

Last week was L’s 4th birthday! I did not throw an elaborate party, not as much energy this year but we still had a grand time. Instead, I did try to be a little over the top with the cake and I thought I’d share it with you. I actually got this fun and fabulous […]

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La la Loving: Recipe Book

I am totally la la Loving this recipe book I found at Anthropologie. Is it any wonder that they carry the prettiest and really quite practical recipe book? I am always looking for a way to keep recipes in an organized fashion and in something that is worthy of passing down. What I LOVE about […]

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EAT : Sandwiches

Here is a little something I have been making lately that can be thrown together very quickly.   Let’s call it a Caprese “ish” Sandwich! What You Need: *Prosciutto (the thinner the better, if you ask me) *Fresh Mozzarella *Fresh Basil * Tomatoes *Olive Oil *Balsamic Vinegar *Your favorite Buns or Rolls What You Do: […]

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Can’t Go Wrong with Cupcakes

I always love a good cupcake, as you know.  The other week I made the Barefoot Contessa’s Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Icing for a friends birthday.  They were pretty decedent.  If you love PB & Chocolate than you will love these.   Here is the RECIPE And for a variation, I just saw in […]

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Honey, Sweeties and Cakes

My husband rescued a dog in the middle of a busy road.  We named her Honey  & grew attached.  My good friend took her for a trial run this week (I think she will  keep her) :)   I got sick with Sinusitis which was horrid (sorry no picture of that- be thankful). My Easter […]

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