Monthly Archives: June 2010

Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Mr. Wonderful and I have been trying to cut some calories, lose a few pounds and get into better shape.  We’ve really cleaned up our diet and I am battling the bulge of the waste line daily by controlling portion … Continue reading

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Pigs in Blankets ~aka~ Hogs in Afghans

Party food at our house used to always involve pigs in a blanket made with “Little Smokies” and refrigerator crescent rolls.  With a large crowd, I ended up spending all my time in the kitchen and usually missed the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Photos from Willow Creek

I’ve been enjoying playing with my camera! I shot these a few nights ago when Thing 1 and I had an opportunity to have a girl’s night! Thing 1 is incredibly photogenic, as you may quickly notice! These photos were … Continue reading

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I miss your face

It’s true, I miss your face Thing 2!  It’s time for you to pack your things and get your hiney home!  Your mommy misses you! If you haven’t been following the tales from my arranged marriage for long or have … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Jam

It’s been raining pretty steadily for the past four or five days.  This means that the weeds are taking over everything in my life.  I can even hear them growing!  I used a rainy Saturday morning to make a couple … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells

These stuffed shells are pure comfort.  You can’t help but feel good about life when you bite into this cheesy goodness! Saute onions and garlic in olive oil and butter. Chop up some breadcrumbs and add to the saute pan. … Continue reading

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Vanilla Emergency Averted

What a relief!  I’ve averted a Vanilla Emergency! This is what is left of the last bottle of Vanilla that The Dragon Lady brought me from Mexico. She brought me a replacement bottle!  I can now bake again! Wait, there’s … Continue reading

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