July 2012


Reeses Peanut Butter Icebox Pie

A while ago I made the Peanut Butter Banana Icebox Pie, it was delicious!  I took the same recipe, removed the bananas and added crushed Reeses Peanut Butter Cups.  Talk about divine!!! Here are my little helpers (I let them [...]


Green Tomato Blueberry Jam

Last week I posted Cinnamon Blueberry Jam (which was Amanda's favorite of the blueberry jams), and here is mine and my mom's favorite of the blueberry jam.  GREEN TOMATO BLUEBERRY JAM! So here is what is surprising to me,  I [...]


Cinnamon Blueberry Jam

Tis the season to pick Blueberries! Are you looking for something to do with all the blueberries?  Well look no further! Here is one of two FABULOUS Blueberry Jam Recipes: Cinnamon Blueberry, on the left.   Stay tuned for the Green-Tomato [...]


Praline Key-lime Icebox Pie

Did you know taste buds change every 7 years? I had heard that and now I know it is true - I used to hate key-lime pie because it seemed too tart to me (now I'm more of a savory [...]


Silhouette Stenciled T-Shirts

On a hot afternoon, over a 100 degrees, we stayed inside and made some t-shirts. During the kids naps, I made a couple of stencils on my Silhouette Cameo machine: one for LilMan with the word "Chatterbox" in Varsity letters [...]


Strawberry-Port Jam/Sauce

My Mom and I got together and made 4 different Jams (Strawberry Jam, Strawberry-Port Jam, Cinnamon Blueberry and Green Tomato Blueberry Jam).  This Strawberry Port-Jam was a fantastic accident that turned into fruitful delicious sauce! Now, I could open up [...]


Happy 4th of July!

I just wanted to pop on and wish you and your family a safe and happy 4th of July! We have a relaxing day planned — a Insanity workout, a little cartoons, firework shopping and then to a friend's house [...]


Kids and What I Learned Today

Chocolate Milk rules! LilMan was introduced to chocolate milk when he was about a year and a half.  Em, when she was about a year.  Ever since, it has been a question at every breakfast, lunch and dinner "can I [...]


The Advantages of a Junk Drawer

We all have it, we all don't want it...it's the, dare I say it, dare I admit it??? THE JUNK DRAWER - I here the psycho music music I write this... I hate my junk drawer, I soooo want to [...]