Lunch Kebabs

School lunches are in full swing, and what better way to throw in something FUN and unexpected than with a themed lunch? May I suggest a “Kebab Lunch.” Yes, kebabs—I’m talking about lunch on a stick… and EVERY aspect of the lunch would be served on a stick. How fun is that?!Chicken and Sausage Kebab! […]

Coffee Cake Muffins

My children get a lot more excited when I’m baking then when I’m cooking. Even in their young years they know baking = treats, while cooking = dinner. When I cook, I don’t get as many assistants. When I bake, both little bodies want to help. I like my kitchen buzzing with conversation and activity– it’s what […]

Pumpkin Apple Bread Pudding

You’re joking. “Nope.” This was one of the first conversations I had with Randy, my then boyfriend now husband, when I saw him make up a monstorrous bowl of cookies and ice cream for the first time. I had never seen such a huge serving. The man loves his sweets like no one I know and […]

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

It’s hard for me to get excited about sweets. I tend to veer towards savory over sugary. However, there are a few treats that make my heart skip a beat–panna cotta, meringues and dark chocolate. Whether it’s a small bite from a bar, or melted inside a croissant, dark chocolate draws me to its decadent, rich flavor.Homemade […]