Heavy Cream Substitutes

My lil sis texted me asking if she could use half and half instead of whole milk or heavy cream to make a chowder. I realized that I had the same question when I made my first chowder. I mean that's a lot of fat! But...exactly, fat. The more fat the milk contains the less … Continue reading Heavy Cream Substitutes

Cupcakes, The Friendliest Treat!

Cupcakes are perfect for any occasion. They are the right size for kids to enjoy a sweet treat. I've made lots of cupcakes during Naomi's year at Kindergarten and just recently for her birthday. After a long process of trial and error with other recipes, I was excited to find Pioneer Woman's Irish Hills Cupcakes recipe. … Continue reading Cupcakes, The Friendliest Treat!

Spicy Roasted Corn Chowder

I must admit, for the past three weeks I felt I was in a warped zone. Like I had lost my "groove" around here at home. I fell behind on house work, hardly any activities were scheduled for my girls, and my husband had to get take-out more than what we are used to. That isn't like us. I … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Corn Chowder

The Day I Made Pasta!

I had been wanting to make my own pasta for quite some time now. My husband gave me a pasta roller and cutter set for my electric stand mixer for our anniversary. I was elated and couldn't hardly wait to start! I wanted to know what it would be like to make a pasta dish mostly made … Continue reading The Day I Made Pasta!

8 Years Being the Mrs.

Today is my 8th Wedding Anniversary!! I'm dedicating this post to my sweetheart. I'm smiling from ear to ear and feeling giddy. Yes, I still feel this way. 🙂 It's been such a blissful day. I took the girls with me to visit him at work with lunch. Its about a 45 minute drive from our … Continue reading 8 Years Being the Mrs.