Nothing like fudge brownies from a box!

Small Successes

1. Made brownies and brought this for snack for my daughter’s after-school activity today. 2. Made said brownies from a box (gasp!!). This is a small success b/c it signifies how I’ve grown to let go of perfection when it comes to only making/sharing food that is 100% healthy all the time. I’m not sure why […]

May 12, 2011



I made some fajitas the other day for dinner with some dear friends and I was quite pleased with how they turned out. The word succulent came to mind when I bit into the steak ones. I think I’ve tried making fajitas once before but never tried again after that one failed attempt. I really […]

May 10, 2011

Chicken Tomato Alfredo and “Bakboo!” baby


I made this last week and was rather impressed with myself. This doesn’t happen all that often so I will shamelessly admit it. Only problem is that I don’t remember exactly how it happened but I’ll try my best to remember the basic recipe. Egg noodles, cut up chicken pieces, cut up chunks of tomato, […]

May 3, 2011

Easter Monday Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Dark Chocolate M&M Pancakes


The kids woke up on a sugar high yesterday after all the Easter candy indulging but for some insane reason for Easter Monday morning breakfast, I treated everyone to some delicious chocolatey pancakes. Needless to say, they were more than a little wired all day. They thought it would be fun to wear their Easter pails on their heads. […]

April 26, 2011

The Grocery Store Tooth Fairy

Comic Relief

My seven-year old daughter has lost 4 teeth now and each tooth has come out with a funny story attached. 4 year old brother knocked out the first one when he slid down the slide and his foot ran into her mouth at the bottom (don’t ask me why she was there) and knocked out her already-loose tooth. […]

April 25, 2011