Happy Halloween Week! It’s funny, I was never really a fan of this upcoming holiday until my kids came along. But now, for me, it’s basically pure excitement. It’s a fun excuse to dress my kids in hilarious outfits (please, just pray Jude allows me to put his costume on him for at least one photo. one, thats the goal this year, just one little itty bitty photo is all i ask for. pray friends, pray.) Not to mention this holiday is perfectly placed among the most GORGEOUS time of year. Crispy Autumn. Ahh.
So on top of the costume thing and the beautiful time of year thing I’m pretty sure most of my excitement stems from the fact that it’s a perfectly wonderful opportunity to get fun and creative in the kitchen. Holidays equal special food. Always. Continue reading
So friends, as you may remember, I am a total fan of homemade applesauce. It’s unbeatable…store bought varieties just don’t compare. Not to mention when you make it homemade you’re not stripping away a ton of the nutrients through processing and preserving. I’m just sold on the whole deal, especially considering how simple it is to prepare at home.
Now, theres a couple of kinds of food love, in my book. Theres being a total fan, as I told you I was of the applesauce in the paragraph above. And then theres Hallelujah, over the moon, this-is-out-of-control, party-don’t-stop food love. This Cinnamon Pear Sauce? I would classify it under the latter. Continue reading
Any recollection of this Brady Bunch episode where Peter is obsessed with imitating other people? His Humphrey Bogart rocked. Pork chaaapssh and applesaush. And isn’t it so normal how Carol greets Mike at the door so charismatically with that dress and heels on? That’s EXACTLY what it’s like when my husband gets home from work. Minus the dress and plus some sweatpants. Minus the heels and plus bare feet. And plus screaming kids climbing on me. And usually, hair that’s made it through half of the day but has retired to a top knot because food has somehow nestled it’s way into every strand. But other than that, it’s the EXACT same. Continue reading
Well, soup season has officially entered the building! Its gloomy, dreary and perfect for a warm bowl of yum. Continue reading
Anything that tastes like dessert but is eligible to be served for breakfast is always welcomed around here. And this Pumpkin Spice Smoothie definitely fits that bill. Continue reading