Christmas In July

Christmas In July…sounds pretty good about now. Love, Actually


Family movie night gets more complicated when your kids are older and the latest Disney isn’t what they want to watch. Count on opinions (plenty of them), from everyone in your family about what to watch and while, of course, you want to let everyone weigh in and express their preferences, it hardly helps . . . → Read More: Christmas In July

It’s Pastapalooza!


Well, we love pasta here (any shape, any sauce, any day), so it’s really always pastapalooza here, but seeing as I was asked to invent a recipe for a contest  by Dreamfields Pasta, in their #Pastapalooza competition, the heat is on, as it were.

Now this is no ordinary competition (although do think Chopped only at home, without having to be filmed, thank goodness). . . . → Read More: It’s Pastapalooza!

Ice Cream Days

Ice Cream-O-Rama

I Scream, You Scream…well, you know the rest.

We are pretty into ice cream around here. Any season, any occasion, so when it’s National Ice Cream Day, well, we do have to dial it up a bit. We* made homemade vanilla ice cream and had some extended family over to share in the joy.

Of course the usual toppings were present: sprinkles (rainbow . . . → Read More: Ice Cream Days

Blogging Conferences Summer 2015

It seems as if this week is chock a block with blogging related events and while I do love to get out and meet fellow bloggers, it can be overwhelming to have a super scheduled week. Need ways to keep it together? Yes, me too, that’s why I’m writing this – I need the reminders.

1. Load up that calendar on your phone with the . . . → Read More: Blogging Conferences Summer 2015

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2015