February 27th, 2011
Green and Pink Baby Shower When one of my oldest and dearest friends Missy found out that she was pregnant, I jumped at the chance to throw her a baby shower! I am so excited for her and her husband and of course her mother, who is ready to become a first time grandmother! They…
February 26th, 2011
Snickerdoodle Muffins Some very good friends of my sister just took a great vacation to Hawaii. Apparently their hotel had a phenomenal breakfast buffet that included mini snickerdoodle muffins. Addictive as they were, I know that these lovely ladies tried to recreate them at home without feeling total success. So when the request came in,…
February 24th, 2011
It is snowing in Seattle. For those of you who do not know- it does not snow in Seattle. So what else would I do in a storm but bake?
February 23rd, 2011
If you two have an overgrown carrot supply- try this surprisingly delicious bread in place of your usual banana or pumpkin- you will be happy you did!
February 21st, 2011
I got this broccoli cheddar stuck in my brain a few months ago as the winter broccoli began to pile up in my vegetable bin. Like what on earth am I going to do with all this freaking broccoli?! (My answer to vegetable overload is almost always soup!!)
February 18th, 2011
Anyways this is an attempt at recreating that cupcake. It is a sweet, fluffy banana cupcake, and the frosting is a good mix of creamy peanut butter and chocolate. They are topped with a crispy banana chip for color and crunch!
February 18th, 2011
Pear and Cardamom Muffins Lots of times when I am having a party, I will use large bowls of fruit in place of flowers as a centerpiece. Last weekend, a big bowl of brilliant yellow-green pears sat in my living room, and this week I needed to use all of those pears before they went…
February 17th, 2011
I just swoon over children’s aprons. Like there may be no better sight to me than my two little girls wearing their matching aprons. I also make sure that all of our close friends and family have aprons for their little girls. (I am sure boys would enjoy a more masculine version!) When the kids…
February 14th, 2011
Happy Valentines Day! This is an unusual pasta dish that totally fits the bill for dinner tonight. Sexy, exotic and beautiful. Oh yeah- and it tastes good.
February 12th, 2011
I have been meaning to make marshmallows with my daughter Pia for ages. She loooves marshmallows, and I thought what better time to make them than for Valentines Day?