Married to Jay (a brilliant man) who works for Caterpillar (yes, the big earth moving equipment company), hence my blog title. At 40++ I am also a Mum to three beautiful children: Daniella (an adult at 20); Paolo (my elusive teen) and of course Spunky Menca (my curious toddler) who is now the center of everyone's attention; and loving every minute of it! Back in April 2006, we (less Menca back then) moved to Singapore and lived a good& steady four and half years anyone could ask for....more
I love thinking and writing about food. It is, of course, the most important thing in our lives; a means of nourishment, fun, care, and discipline. Iâ€™ve been cooking regularly for a few years now, but still havenâ€™t gotten over my clumsiness in the kitchen (maybe I never will!) I hope to integrate some of my new-found cooking tips in my blog, as I research and learn new things.
CenterCutCook is dedicated to providing quick and convenient recipes using real ingredients! Recipes are written and photographed by Ashley Wagner, an average home-cook who loves preparing simple, delicious meals for those she loves. Only the BEST recipes make the cut!...more
Champagne and Cupcakes is a lifestyle blog written by Michele Rosenthal of The Paris House Design. The Paris House is a party planning, design and lifestyle company that is run out of a 200 year old farmhouse about one hour from NYC. We give talks on entertaining and travel ideas throughout New Jersey and teach similliar workshops from the Paris House. The Paris House is also a platform for other entrepreneurial men and women in the area to give talks and promote their businesses. We have Web desingers, fashion consultants, fitness experts and many more wonderful bus
cha·os -noun 1. a condition or place of great disorder or confusion. My chaotic kitchen is the result of three kids, two adults, dog, cat, and fish, a food obsession, a wine drinking hobby, and too few hours in the day. Between trying to feed a family of five healthy, happy meals, watching my weight, saving my pennies, and staying partially sane I have picked up a few tricks along the way. So here they are: the very best tips, tricks, and recipes from my chaotic kitchen-to yours!