Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Pie Crust Review

Bob’s Red Mill? Yes, I’m already a fan.  Bob has millions of fans. And, let’s face it, he’s adorable! Bob’s Red Mill is arguably most beloved by the gluten-free community. Bob’s markets more than 50 gluten-free products, from active dry yeast and black bean flour to xanthan gum and teff […] Read more…

Last Minute Halloween Treats

Mandarin Oranges Halloween Treats

Costumes?  Check. Candy?  Check. Creepy decorations?  Check. Creamy Tacos?  Check. (BONUS! Our traditional Halloween dinner – see recipe at the end of this post.) Dang.  There was one more “C” on my list…  Oh my gosh!  Classroom treats! Having a moment like that this week?  Here’s a super simple, adorable […] Read more…

Kitchen Cheat Sheet

Cooking and baking are ramping up now. Here are all the bits of interesting info you need when cooking such as metric conversions, cooking times, freezer storage, etc. in one handy kitchen cheat sheet. by shellshockuk. Many thanks to the creator, Shelli Walsh, for this amazing Kitchen Cheat Sheet! I’ll […] Read more…

Foods That Can Be Grown From Scraps

Food That Can Be Grown From Scraps

One day while on the phone with my sister, we somehow got on the subject of green onions.  I don’t know how…it just happened.  She told me that she always has green onions growing in jars, ready to snip any time she needs them. Of course, the competitive sibling side […] Read more…

Heavens to Betsy! Don’t Let These Old Fashioned Words Die!

Old Fashioned Words

After we relocated from New Orleans to Atlanta, DD would fly back each summer to spend a couple of weeks with my parents. The time they shared was probably the best gift I could have ever given my daughter. She learned so much from them and they are great role […] Read more…

The Future of the Cupcake Business and 16 Cool Cupcake Recipes to Try

We had to send cupcakes to a Fall Festival this past weekend and DD wanted to do something “creative and memorable.”  No biggie, right?  I thought maybe a marzipan acorn on top, or a caramel filling of some sort. I love cupcakes and was excited!  Not really what she had […] Read more…

Beer Cheese Soup – Quick and Easy!

Beer Cheese Soup

  Football Sunday…gotta feed all the boys.  I have to figure something out every weekend. They watch football all day long and take every opportunity to let me know that they’re hungry.  And when I say “opportunity”, I mean “commercial.” They.eat.so.much. This particular Sunday, it’s raining. I certainly don’t want […] Read more…

9 Substitutes for Healthier Baking

Healthier Baking

I’m always trying to find ways to cut back on sugar and fat when I bake.  Not only will it be better for me, but for my free-range diabetic DH.  I can’t keep an eye on him all the time, so I can relax knowing that the cookie or brownie […] Read more…

ENDED VTech InnoTab 3S Giveaway – Don’t miss this one!

InnoTab 3s

Welcome to the VTech InnoTab 3S Giveaway This giveaway is brought to you by Empowered Mommy and friends! Co-hosted by Black Coffee Brown Cow,  Nest Full Of New, Powered By Dad,  Joys Of Life  &  Craft Cravings Empowered Mommy and friends have teamed together to give one of these super […] Read more…

Chef Secrets: A Beginner’s Guide to Extraordinary Cooking [INFOGRAPHIC]

Chef Avi Deiter of Stonehurst Manor in New Hamshire provides 5 secrets that will take your meal to the next level. Check out these beginner tips – chef secrets that anyone can use – to make your ordinary cooking extraordinary. Read more…

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