Archives for November 2012

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shallots

Oh me, oh my.  Yes, roasted Brussels Sprouts alone are delicious.  Add sliced shallots and shaved goat cheese to them and they will sing in your mouth. This is a beautiful side dish for Thanksgiving and a cinch to throw together. I’m not just saying that because of my love affair with Brussels sprouts (even […]

Time Out Bottle

Oh my sweet boys.  Now that Drew is 2 and can verbalize himself a bit more, Aiden isn’t as quick to lose his temper and get annoyed at his little brother. But it happens, and boys will be boys. Drew pushes Aiden’s buttons because Aiden knows he can’t be nasty back to his baby brother.  […]

Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe

SO excited to get to make a batch of these amazing Cinnamon Sugar Pecans for my family’s early Thanksgiving dinner!  They scream, “warm me up on this chilly fall day” and “Christmas is coming!” all at once. I make these every year for a couple of reasons: They are D-licious My dad LOVES pecans They […]

Easy Homemade Pizzas

Individual homemade pizzas and pizza rolls couldn’t get any easier than this.  Seriously. And you know how kids love to eat something they helped make?  And how proud they are of themselves for making their own meals?  This allows them to totally get creative!  And I love it! All you need are frozen dinner rolls, […]

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

This election has my stomach in knots. So stressed out that I rummaged through the kitchen looking for something to make to take my mind off of the live news feed Joel had running in the living room. Last week, after my Halloween binging, I’d had my mind set on homemade peanut butter cups.  Mostly […]

Halloween 2012

I can’t believe yet another Halloween has come and gone and didn’t get as many good pictures of my little monsters as I wanted. …and I was at work too late to catch the festivities and trick-or-treating. It was hard enough to pick out their costumes, but luckily I had some help from Joel’s Aunt […]