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Category Archives: Food

Little Chef Night

My kids love having something to look forward to.  Some weeks are so jam-packed with activities, visits and specialView full post »

Jaia’s Birthday Sushi Dinner

Jaia got to pick the restaurant for her birthday dinner.  Sawa Sushi took great care of us. The Ika Yaki arrived lastView full post »

Snack attack…

With Jaia off to full day school, snack time around these parts is bound to change.  But what won’t change are myView full post »

Jaia’s Fifth birthday

Yes, you read that right.  Months ago, I promised a proper post for Jaia’s birthday.  And, like more things thanView full post »

At the cottage…

A couple of weeks ago we headed to the cottage with two other families.  We had never done that before – anView full post »

Apparently you can go back again…And again…

Almost 7 years ago, Dan and I were married at Beantown Ranch.  All summer and fall long, this go-above-and-beyond venueView full post »

A corn dog by any other name

We try to make healthy choices when it comes to what the kids eat.  We choose whole grains.  We avoid trans fats andView full post »

The List

We’ve been lucky with Jaia – most of her life she’s eaten any and all foods presented to her.  ButView full post »

Super Fun Happy.

My uber talented sister (in-law) made Jaia’s birthday cake. And by cake I mean a six layer, rainbow beauty thatView full post »

Day 357 – Good things.

Cupcakes and birthdays.  I’m excited. These little lovelies are the ones I brought to Jaia’s class forView full post »

Day 329 – It’s that time again.

Fire up the grill, it is BBQ season – at last!!!View full post »

Making culinary mistakes so you don't have to

Don’t put beets in your chili. That is all.View full post »

Dinner Party Recipes

By popular demand … Signature Drink The Accidental Lyon (Equal parts pineapple juice, cranberry juice, soda.View full post »


No, not Jaia or I.  The website.  I came upon it the other day and have been salivating ever since. It was also theView full post »

Apple Picking 2009

Halfway into our apple picking session, Dan mentions that he thinks that we may have had a good season this year.  TheView full post »