September 30, 2017

The fall season is showing up with Friday night lights over high school football stadiums, the pumpkins and smell of cinnamon that greets you as you walk into grocery stores.  With all of these hints around, it’s hard not to want something pumpkin flavored and I LOVE p...

September 30, 2017

Wow weeeeee what a week!  Tonight has really been the first night of the week that I had time to prepare a meal that I can be proud of to serve my family.  We’ve been on the go and staying home tonight with family is just what we needed.  My husband says he wants to do...

September 29, 2017

Somedays are just bound to be a raspberry on top and today was the day.   I got my little one off to school and headed to the Junior League of Lafayette’s Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market.  This beloved holiday market hosts over 100 merchants with unique gifts, clothi...

September 26, 2017

It’s official we bought our first pumpkin of the season.  You might be wondering how many pumpkins do we buy.  Well that depends on how long the current pumpkin makes it.  Tonight my girl was using it as a bowling ball.  So, I guess we’ll see how long this one lasts....

September 22, 2017

You may have seen that I recently had my panty and kitchen organized by Candace Greer at Art & Order which was an amazing process and eye opening.  Exactly how many products am I storing in my kitchen that I don’t use?  It was like moving without moving.  Everything th...

September 21, 2017

Who loves whipped cream??  I do, I do!  Let’s face it, it’s delicious.  So what do you do when you would rather not have dairy in your diet?  Coconut cream of course. This coconut whipped cream is good on top of anything you would traditionally put a dairy based whippe...

September 19, 2017

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

We are just getting home tonight from visiting Estes Park, CO.  What a beautiful place!!  We went to the Rocky Mountain National Park and saw beautiful views and wild life.  We even had to stop for an elk crossing.  Literally, elk crossing th...

September 14, 2017

I was craving lentils and I had a few sweet potatoes on hand so why not combine the two.  I started with my basic set up of onion, garlic, celery and bell pepper.  We call that the “trilogy” around here and yes there are 4 items.  I think the celery doesn’t really coun...

September 12, 2017

Thank goodness for this chocolate smoothie to set me up for 3 sets of tennis this morning.  We got a “W” today and played till noon on hard courts… might I add. 

I had no time this morning for coffee, tea or breakfast.  We were running behind and I knowing it was t...

September 12, 2017

Soup it’s what’s for dinner!

A one pot wonder is a double thumbs up for mom around here.  While this soup is not excused from lots of chopping when made with all fresh vegetables, if you pressed for time, frozen vegetables would work too.   

This soup hit the s...

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