Easter Strawberries

Last minute Easter treats for the little ones and guests. My concept was to make them look like little carrots, so if that is not what they look like, I apologize for my lack of baking skills! Ha. I only used three ingredients for these carrot’ish strawberries: Fresh Strawberries Green Food Coloring Spray (for the stem) Orange Melting Candy (although…
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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Recipe

This is one of my favorite dishes and I have been cooking it since I was 12. There are many versions of Carbonara, but this is by far my favorite one. It’s easy, affordable and can be done in less than 15 minutes. Win-win-win!! My kids prefer this dish to mac n’ cheese, so I guess that’s saying a lot…
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Christmas Cookies From Scratch

Christmas cookies is one of my favorite traditions since having the kids. They love to color the snowflake and snowman cookies with the edible markers, as if they were coloring a book. It keeps them quiet, happy and in the spirit of Christmas while coloring the cookies. This year we did snowmen, snowflakes and candy canes. We did about 40…
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Christmas Eve Dinner Table

This was my 2013 Christmas Eve dinner table. My daughter was only 5.5 months and because of it, this table took almost an entire day to set it up. Nothing like having a baby in your arms when setting a table for 30 people 😉 I already had the golden chargers but bought the plates and wine glasses at the…
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Thanksgiving 2010

Thanksgiving 2010 was interesting. I was 8.5 months pregnant (as you can see), I could barely move and I had to host a party for 16 people! I didn’t want to cancel the dinner even though pregnancy made severely sick (I threw up 5-7 times a day while on Zofran, but that’s a story for another day). I knew I…
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