Fruit milkshakes recipe

We have a small raspberry bush in our back yard and last year it fruited like there was no tomorrow. This year not so much (I’d like to say it was the crazy weather we’ve been having but I’ve been known to have some black thumbs!) but that hasn’t stopped us from enjoying fruit milkshakes over the summer. It all started last year when we had no idea what to >> Continue reading

Red velvet cake balls

These little red velvet cake balls are oh so yummy. If you haven’t heard of Bakerella then you’re missing out! She makes the most darling little cake pops for all occasions. Since making my little Bakerella discovery I’ve been wanting to make the cake balls but never found the time- until last weekend. All the Christmas crafts were finished and I was feeling restless! We actually dug into the cake >> Continue reading

Craft Tip: “Stove top” table cloth

My son is all about pretend play and he especially loves “cooking”. I thought about getting him a kitchen set but then I thought about all the space that it would take up let alone the cost of it! So I put on my creative cap and designed a stove top table cloth that could be placed on his existing table since he ALREADY plays with my real pots and >> Continue reading

A salad the kids will eat!

Last weekend we (mine and Mary’s families) got together for a long overdue dinner at my house. We had been working on the bathroom for months and the house was in no condition for guests, especially little newborn-ish guests. We have always tried to make new recipes from our collection of cookbooks. This time was no exception. My husband took care of the BBQ ribs while I scoured my cookbooks >> Continue reading

Scones – Yum!

That’s what I scribbled at the top of this super moist melt in your mouth scone recepie – YUM! Before our little one came along we weren’t ones to have breakfast but we did enjoy a good scone every now and then whenever we made a stop at Caribou Coffee or Starbucks. One day I was surfing the Food Network’s website and came across a quick and easy recipie for >> Continue reading