Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

My Mom was cool! . . . and way ahead of her time. Before Pinterest was thought of, before there was even internet, my Mom came up with very fun birthday parties. Flutterby the clown came to my 7th birthday and she arrived in style!  Being fashionably late, a handful of my school friends and I anxiously waited with our… Read More

German Sausage & Fried Potatoes

I had one of those hang on the door and stare into the fridge moments the other night! I had some all natural Bratwurst in the freezer and a jar of apple sauerkraut that really sounded yummy. My Grandmother used to always fry potatoes for me when I would come to visit and I was hungry for that . . . so dinner was… Read More

Meal Planning Madness

Ok.  I love to be organized, but sometimes I just feel overwhelmed!  Then I tend to spin in circles and get nothing done.  That’s how meal planning has been for me. I love to cook, in my dreams I’ve been to cooking school in Italy and written several cookbooks and am a cooking guru star!   Oh.  Did mention that… Read More

Chile Relleno

When my, much longed for, co-op basket arrived it had a lot of hot peppers.  Chile peppers . . . poblano, anaheim (a.k.a. California green chile) and jalepeno.  Mmmm. pico de gallo, salsa verde . . .  Chile Relleno! It was not a good night for making chile rellenos!  The girls had track practice, the baby was sick and hubby… Read More

Photoshop Actions

Hello Everyone! I have discovered something new!  Well, new to me . . . please pardon my slowness if you already know about this, but look at the difference!! I am absolutely not being paid to share this information and I am not affiliated with this site in any way, I am just so inspired I had to share with… Read More