Posted in July 2012

Easy Bread and Butter Pickles

Recently, while visiting my in-laws in Kentucky I was loaded up with cucumbers from their farm. I have been trying to squeeze them into as many recipes as possible to use them up and still I have cucumbers stuffed in the fridge. Good time to play around with pickle recipes! When life (or your mother … Continue reading

Strawberry Zucchini Bread

A few days ago, one of my neighbors stopped by to tell us that he and his wife would be leaving town for a couple of days due to a family crisis. When they arrived home I wanted to have something nice to greet them after their tough trip. So, of course I turn to … Continue reading

2012 Olympics Banana Split!

The 2012 Olympic games have commenced! While watching the opening ceremonies tonight with my family I wanted to do something fun to celebrate. This morning I had the idea to make ice cream banana splits for dessert, using the colors of the olympic rings. This idea turned into an all day activity! We headed out … Continue reading

Pork Chops and Spaghetti

After searching the fridge tonight, here is what I came up with for dinner! 4 lean pork chops 1 13oz. box of whole grain spaghetti 2 cups of breadcrumbs 3 T. dijon mustard 4 cloves of garlic minced 1/2 of a red onion finely sliced 1 cucumber roughly chopped 4 plum tomatoes roughly chopped 4 … Continue reading

Hello Foodies and Crafters!

This is my new blog that I am way excited about! I will be updating with my own recipes and or crafts. I have worked with children for several years as a preschool teacher and owner of a cooking workshop. I also have three kids of my own ages 10, 6 and 11 months. I … Continue reading