Fall Treats

Over the last few weeks I have had the opportunity to make some fall treats based on inspiration from pinterest. We didn’t do much for Halloween this year.  We never get trick-or-treaters in our apartment and I was way too tired to go out.  So, we watched a Harry Potter Movie (the 6th, in case…

Favorite Fall Meals

I love the fall!  One of my favorite things about fall is the food.  Here are some of the yummy recipes we have made recently. Pumpkin Cider Stew From Better Homes and Gardens, this has become a fall favorite of ours.  You can find the recipe here.  The meat gets all tender and the cider…

I am on Pinterest!

As you might have already noticed, I love pictures! I am a little behind the bandwagon on pinterest, but recently joined and have been having fun pinning things to boards that range from maternity photo inspriation, to holiday decorating, and recipes to try. Some of my recent pins: Follow me to stay updated on what…

Fall Cookie Favor Bar

To thank the wonderful guests at our baby shower, I wanted to make a special favor.  So, I decided to make a cookie bar with an assortment of fall cookies for guests to take home. I made three different kinds of cookies and bags for people to fill with the cookies and take home! The…

Homemade Bread!

I love the idea of making things myself.  Sometimes I dream of having my own little farm and making all of my food and clothing from scratch.  Then I remember that my sewing skills are sub-par (ask my technical theater teacher…), I have not yet managed to successfully grow any plants, and in general I…

Gender Reveal Cake Pops: Tutorial

After we found out Tiny One’s gender (It’s a Girl!) I wanted to have fun with the announcement.  For family members – who all live a good distance away – I sent a box of pink balloons and had them open it while talking to us on skype. But for my friends nearby, I had…

Food Labels

I am taking a break from pregnancy and baby focused stuff for today to focus on an issue that is important for everyone – food labels.  Much of our health depends on the food we put into our bodies.  And with all of the labels and health claims on food products today, the grocery store…

Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

I love to bake.  During late summer and fall I just get the baking bug!!  But I am trying to cut down on my sugar intake… looking at my food journal it is definitely my weak point.  So, I’ve been trying to find some recipes that are healthy, sugar-free, but will still satisfy my cravings…