Last night I had to make dinner (scratch that, I didn’t HAVE to make dinner, I WANTED to make dinner) and I was going on very little sleep. I usually don’t get that much sleep, I do have a toddler who more often than not sneaks into our bedroom around 2 a.m. and seems to … Continue reading Shrimp and Scallop Gratin
Okay…really now Erin, you’re a bit premature for this whole valentines day thing I hear you all say. But hear me out. A lot of our family is not in the area and I like to send out little boxes with handmade items to some specially chosen few. We also have a Julia Child two-year … Continue reading Making Valentine’s Day Treats
We went to go see Yo Gabba Gabba this weekend in Boston with one of Zara’s very best friends. To celebrate, my friend and I decided to make tutu’s with all the characters on them. I know this isn’t food related, BUT it IS kid related. And what kid that is over the age of … Continue reading Shake The Sillies Out!
Tonight’s dinner caught me by surprise. Actually, the whole day kind of caught me by surprise. I don’t know why, but I just kept looking at the clock and it would be 3 hours later than I thought it was. Then it started snowing. That’s when we decided going outside was for losers. Then we … Continue reading Living In the Vortex…Last Minute Meal
We’ve had an amazingly social weekend, which are my favorite kind! I had a chance to make a whole host of things, BUT, I thought I’d tell you about the easiest one I made (the least amount of ingredients AND took 25 minutes…tops). I bring you…Jalapeno Poppers. I originally saw a take on this recipe … Continue reading Some Like It Pop Pop Pop
I’ve been trying to figure out a cute and creative way to help Zara make her own Valentine’s Day cards this year. We are going to a little kid v-day party, on the actual day and the kids are going to be exchanging cards, so I wanted her to have ownership over the card (and … Continue reading Making Valentines
At least that’s how I feel. Whenever someone is sick, or new to the neighborhood, or had a fantastic day, when it’s winter, soup seems to be one of the most heartfelt things you can give. It’s warming, comforting, takes a little bit of effort so you know there’s love. Thursday night my family took … Continue reading Soup Makes A Baby Feel Welcome