We are knee deep in Apple (and hurricane) season here in the northeast and last weekend we took a family fun trek to CN Smith farm. Normally this farm is a fabulous idea with small kids. Easy parking, some animals, lots of apples and donuts (not to mention a kitch halloween display). I don’t know … Continue reading Apple Crumble Bites
Tomorrow, my baby turns 5. “She’s not a baby!” I hear you exclaim. Let me explain. To me, she will always be the gorgeous 4 lb chica who came just a bit early and surprised us with her sassiness, persistence, brilliance and beauty from day 0. I will never forget my fear of having her, … Continue reading Blueberriest Muffins
Are you looking for something delicious and easy to make for Easter morning? Yes? Me too. Sooooo, I went to my freezer to see what frozen goodies I had. The answer, nothing sweet. Boo. But I did have some beautiful cranberries that my friend Nicole had given me. It doesn’t take much for an idea … Continue reading Cranberry Orange Bread
I love donuts. I haven’t always loved donuts. To be honest, since moving to Massachusetts, my love has grown. It must be because this state’s national food source is Dunkin Donuts. I actually prefer donuts that have mostly air (kruellers) or donuts that are baked. Dunks doesn’t sell those SO I decided, yesterday, after … Continue reading DONUTS!!!!!!
How’s that for a blog title? It’s true. I’m sitting here, typing one handed as I rock B to sleep without nursing him (harder than it sounds my friends) as he’s grabbing my hair AND touching my face. All I can do is think about these muffins sitting on my counter not getting eaten by … Continue reading Holy Crap These Are the Best Blueberry Muffins I Have Ever Made
This post is courtesy of Shannon who bought these marvelous cinnamon/raspberry twists to my house. (You are welcome back ANYTIME) These things are dangerously delicious. So today’s post, not a recipe. But maybe one of the most addictive pastries I’ve had…ever. If anyone knows how to make these, tell me. I feel I may go … Continue reading Gimme Some Sugar
Here’s the thing about kids. They love to eat. They just don’t love to eat a lot of different food. For some it’s texture (Zara) for others it’s taste or brand recognition, for others familiarity. Since Z has seemingly always hated bananas (I believe there was a two month period where she tolerated them) I keep … Continue reading Keeping My Monkey Happy – Banana Jam