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Weekend Photos in Review

*Nick went to his first concert with a friend, a Korean pop band that she likes, BTS. I think this is my new favorite picture of him. *pretty much the best part of Lucky Charms, the marshmallows, is now available by the bag for $1 at Christmas Tree Shops (also on Amazon) ....more

Recipe: One Pan Steak and Roasted Vegetables

A simple and delicious dinner that is whole family-approved. Although I mostly work from home these days, that still hasn’t resulted in having scads of “free” time, surprisingly enough. So when I can make a dinner that is a one dish meal, which means less work and less dishes, well, I’m a happy camper ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

*homemade buttercream frosting *Brooklyn, our diehard snow bunny *if you look closely, in the dead center of the picture, you’ll see the Statue of Liberty *visiting the Fearless Girl statue in NYC *amazing view of NYC from atop of One World Observatory ...more

Recipe: S’mores Truffles

Delicious bite size sweet treats, with only five ingredients, these S’mores Truffles are sure to please. A million years ago, when my ex-husband and I were dating, I had a truffle recipe in heavy rotation. I remember making it for his sister and his dad when we were deep in the throes of courtship ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

Seeing the Freedom Tower never fails to take my breath away Got dragged to the pet store, and Madeline is desperate for a small pet… so far, I’m holding strong. prep for a Teen Night class I taught on Friday Making tote bags with said teens Madeline sold the most amount of cookies in her Girl Scout troop, which is awesome, but it also means we have to deliver some 200 boxes… Breakfast with friends Direct from the UK and one of the few sweets I have a weak spot for ...more

Visit: Desert of Maine {Freeport, Maine}

A forty acre desert in the middle of a pine forest in Maine? Yep, it actually exists. Let’s check it out ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

*Buddy, a therapy dog at a senior citizen center ...more

Recipe: Mocha Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

A deliciously soft chocolate cake draped in ribbons of chocolate ganache, made from ingredients you likely have on hand. Although my teenage son doesn’t have a huge sweet tooth like his sister, his love language can definitely be brownies or chocolate cake, so sometimes at the end of the week, I like to surprise him with something along the lines of this deliciousness. I was looking for a new recipe to make, and asked for tried-and-trues on a local cooking facebook page that I’m on ....more

Weekend Photos in Review

food props! Raw Asparagus with Parmesan Dressing ...more

{Belated} Weekend Photos in Review