Your life, as you know it, is about to change. Mission Possible: your mission, should you choose to accept it is to a) read this post, b) make this caramel apple tart and c) eat it…then repeat — as often as possible! I recommend just keeping the ingredients on hand at all times. It started … More Carmel Apple Tart
This week I needed to make a salad for our annual ‘Sizzling Summer Salad Social’ at church. With only a few ingredients on hand, and no time for a grocery store run, I was mulling over the idea of pasta salad with a Greek flare…tomatoes, basil, cucumbers, olives, feta, purple onions and a balsamic dressing. … More Asian Pasta Salad
In 2011, we moved to Fruit Heights, Utah onto a lovely cul-de-sac, at the base of the Wasatch mountains. Such a contrast to our neighborhood in California where we backed up to a 6-lane street and hospital! Instead of drifting off to the sounds of sirens and screeching brakes, we were serenaded by crickets. It … More Christmas in August
I’m a California Girl, born and raised! To say the beach is my ‘happy place’ would be a huge understatement. Beach chairs, sunny days, munchies, body surfing, boogie boarding, warm sand, music and relaxing naps are all a part of the charm! In Southern California, we have miles and miles of beautiful coastline. Located in … More Mexican Chicken Soup
I recently took my 7-year-old Grandson, Jude, to the airport to fly home after a nice summer visit here in Utah. As we entered the terminal, I told him to be careful on the moving walkway (aka “travellator” in Britain– who knew) which would take us down the long hallway much quicker. He excitedly lurched onto the … More Brace for Impact!!
Like me, you’ve probably been depending on “cream of” (fill in: mushroom, chicken, celery, cheese…) canned soups your entire adult life. After all, they are the basis of every simple family recipe, casserole or gravy known to mankind right? When Bill and I got married and 6 little children started depending on me for food, … More Homemade “Cream of” Soups
This cartoon made me laugh out loud because that lady on the table looks like I feel most days! Are you a mom? Are you busy? I mean seriously hectic, running in multiple directions at all times? Do you double and triple book yourself, rarely shave your legs, put your make-up on in the car … More Busy Moms