I would always advise you to go to the grocery store full and with a list. If you don’t you always end up buying things you don’t need and/or things that sound good at that exact moment (but almost never the next day). Sale items are also a weak spot for me. For example, if… Continue reading Always Stick To The List! (almost always)
This pasta is perfect for a cold night: creamy and comforting. Best of all, it is super easy to make. Really, I’m just punching up the flavor of jarred alfredo sauce. The four main things you need are sauce, pancetta, mushrooms and peas. If you have onions and garlic at home already, great! Throw them… Continue reading Creamy Italian Pasta
Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. We usually celebrate by going out for a romantic dinner. If that doesn’t fit in the schedule, we make a fancy dinner at home and eat after the kids go to bed. This year is a dinner at home kind of year. Of course, you have to have… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Decadence
A couple things have been happening around here. I have a daughter who is suddenly scared of choking and therefore, won’t eat. It is very odd to me (completely irrational) but apparently we are not the first parents to go through this. This same daughter is VERY attached to her stuffed animal, Bunny. Poor Bunny… Continue reading Ever Have A Kid That Won’t Eat?
Last week Ina Garten came to Saint Louis to promote her newest cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey. If it wasn’t for my good friend, Tia, I would never have known she was coming. Thank you Tia!!! I would have totally lost my mind if I had missed it and later found out she was in my… Continue reading Ina Garten!!!!