Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Chicken Pot Pie

What could be more comforting or more fall – winter-ey than chicken pot pie? That question was totally rhetorical. In my opinion, no store-bought pot pie will ever come close to the taste of a home-made pot pie. I’ll be totally honest, home-made takes a little more time to make, but it is totally worth …

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Banana Pumpkin Muffins

My continuing saga to use up my pie pumpkins……. I made pumpkin banana muffins on Saturday night. We had some lovely friends over for dinner and I always like to send them home with some baked goodie for breakfast the next morning. Since I had just baked pumpkin number 3 of 6, I figured pumpkin …

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Today, I’ve got nothing….

Do you have blah days?  Total blank brain days?  Days where hot chocolate and a good (insert low impact activity here)  is all you desire? Days where being funny and creative for a blog post Just. Isn’t. Happening. Hello.  🙂  Me too.     Yep.  That’s me.  I’m feeling lazy today. It feels a bit …

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Good Morning Pie

Of course, I made pumpkin pie with one of the Halloween pumpkins I’m not a robot. Okay, I dressed up as a robot wife for Halloween, but I’m fairly sure I am not a Stepford wife. I guess I’d be the last one to know though huh? Yes, it’s true, I’m eating pie for breakfast. …

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What’s new Wednesday

We had a busy weekend. On Saturday afternoon we went to the open house at the Dallas Makerspace. We met a lot of really lovely people. We had a great time, our daughter learned how to make a cute little wolf..via “sew by numbers” check out my favorite “sew by numbers” character , we saw …

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Thanksgiving and Holiday prep, an a confession about shopping

The North American holiday, Thanksgiving is just around the corner (for those of us in the United States).  If you follow many foodie blogs that are U.S. based, I’m sure you’re already very aware of this. We are talking turkey, getting very verbal about veggies, posting a plethora of pies. Oh, that was silly.  I’ll …

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Cranberry Apple Sauce

Allieand I are teaming up again this week to bring you slow cooker recipes. We hope that you will join us. Follow the frog link to add a your new or previously posted slow cooker recipe to our link up. A big thanks to Lavender and Lime and The Hoot Eats for joining in on …

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What to do with Halloween pumpkins

After the Halloween party, I had 6 lovely pumpkins to deal with. The first one met my knife yesterday and then I gutted and roasted it. Does that sound homicidal? Perhaps I’ve been watching too much crime tv huh? I roasted the pumpkin seeds. Here is what I coated them with: 2 tsp olive oil …

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How to make a Wow! worthy nacho.

I might be alone in my attempts to make an awesome nacho at home. Am I? Yes, you all have this nacho thing down already. *sigh* I knew it. Since I’m clearly a nacho making newb and I watch Good Day on Fox 4 in the mornings, I was glued to the T.V. set when …

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Easy Chicken Tacos

I had both kiddos home sick yesterday.   So, yesterday was a hectic day.  Did I mention that my husband works from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays?  No?  Well, he does so we had a full house yesterday. Dinner sort of snuck up on me.   Not that I’m saying it tip-toed up behind me and spooked …

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