You guys, listen. I decided to let Isabella help with dinner. Like, truly help. Finding a recipe easy enough for her to actually take part in, as well as something she'd eat wasn't hard at all! I simply turned to KP's collection of Gooseberry Patch cookbooks! There were four cookbooks that I kept going back … Continue reading Dinner Time is about Creating Memories
Browsing through our Gooseberry Patch cookbooks, I found an interesting recipe for chocolate-bacon cupcakes in Our Favorite Bacon Recipes cookbook. It seemed weird, and different enough that I had to try. I mean, who doesn't love chocolate? Who doesn't love bacon? It's the perfect mash up! The Recipe The recipe is pretty simple, and to … Continue reading Chocolate + Bacon = Surprisingly Tasty Cupcakes
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Or as they say in Irish (Gaeilge): Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh! Even if you weren’t born with Irish roots, everyone is a little Irish today. My name is Robin and in honor of the holiday, I asked Lydia if I could be a guest blogger so I could share one … Continue reading The Eating of the Green – Pistachio Cupcakes
It was National Sweet Potato Day and Chili Day on February 22! Anyone else just love these food "holidays"? Gives you a reason to indulge a little (all those donut days!), and can even help give you some meal ideas (pizza day!). I've had this recipe for sweet potato and black bean chili saved for … Continue reading A Delicious Twist on a Classic Dish
I recently had to take a sick day from work. Isabella came down with a stomach bug, and it was gross and sad. Poor little thing didn't know what was happening, she just wanted to sleep but just couldn't at first. So this momma stayed home! In the morning, all she wanted to do was … Continue reading Classic Chicken & Noodles Make Sick Days Better
'Tis the season for cookie exchanges, family gatherings, and gift-giving! There is one man you can count on to be there for you during all of these festivities...the GINGERBREAD MAN! He is there for you when you need him most, bringing comfort and smiles to all who encounter him! So just how do you get … Continue reading The Perfect Man for the Holidays!
If you have a sweet tooth, this recipe post is for you! I indulged in making TWO tasty treats to test and share with my co-workers. Since they gave both recipes some rave reviews, I am now sharing with you! Today's inspiration comes from Gooseberry Patch's Fun Fall Foods. I made Homemade Caramel Corn and Pam's … Continue reading Tasty Treats to Tempt your Tastebuds
Full disclosure: I don't cook often. Don't get me wrong, I like cooking. I think I make good meals when cooking actually happens in my kitchen. I just have a hard time planning, then having to grocery shop, and now with a baby it seems like I have even less time to devote to it. … Continue reading Easy Recipes for Dinner & Dessert