Desserts, Recipe Reviews, Recipes

Easy, Peasy Key Lime Pie

For the last 9 months I have been looking forward to the day I found myself back in the kitchen. ¬†As those closest to me know, my babies are really unkind to me during the prenatal phase and I usually spend the first 7 months of each pregnancy sick as a dog all day, every… Read More Easy, Peasy Key Lime Pie


Cribs, Gliders, and Car Seats, oh my!

Parenthood is full of unknowns.¬†Particularly for first-time parents, the second that test reads “positive” is the moment your head is flooded with questions. What will my baby look like? Act like? Sound like? How will he or she change me? Change us? And, perhaps, the scariest (and most unnerving) question of all: what in the… Read More Cribs, Gliders, and Car Seats, oh my!


Meeting Penelope: Big Brothers Edition

Last week I wrote my first post in a series about welcoming our new baby girl, Penelope, into our family. In that post, I shared personal insight into some of the fears and doubts that many moms, including myself, experience when it comes to the kind of impact introducing a new baby may have on… Read More Meeting Penelope: Big Brothers Edition


Meeting Penelope

Well, to say that it has been an eventful week around here would be quite the understatement. As many of you who follow me on social media know, this past Wednesday our family welcomed our beautiful baby girl, Penelope Mae, into the world. Her arrival was much anticipated and long awaited — my youngest son… Read More Meeting Penelope


Stay Tuned!

Happy Monday, everyone! As many of you will probably notice, my site has undergone something of a transformation in recent weeks. After a longer-than-planned hiatus from blogging, I will be back with full force very soon with so much new content to share with all of you! I have so missed blogging and I am… Read More Stay Tuned!

Chicken, Crock Pot, Dinner, Fall Meals, Halloween, Recipes, Slow Cooker, Thanksgiving

Supper Sunday, November 6th Edition

Can you believe it’s November already?! Halloween is behind us, Thanksgiving is officially on the horizon and — for some of us — Christmas is about to take centerstage. Mother Nature has finally gotten her act together and decided to stop sprinkling a 70 or 75 degree day in here and there as most days… Read More Supper Sunday, November 6th Edition

Apple picking, Apples, Desserts, Fall, Fall Fun, Recipes

All Apple Everything!

And just like that. . . just when you thought I was gone for good….I’m back! That’s right, after a month long hiatus from the blogosphere I have reemerged just in time for a post devoted to one of my all-time favorite fruits: apples. Here in New York, we consider ourselves particularly devoted to apples;… Read More All Apple Everything!

Beer, German Beer, Germany, Oktoberfest

Prost! A Beginner’s Guide to German Beer

Talk to any German about bier, and you will quickly learn that this conversation is personal. A German’s love of bier is one that runs deep and is unwavering in its loyalty and commitment. Almost every town brews its own creation and every townsperson swears that theirs is die beste. Case and point: go into… Read More Prost! A Beginner’s Guide to German Beer

Crock Pot, Meal Planning, Oktoberfest, Recipe Reviews, Recipes

Meal Planning, Week Three!

As promised, back again for another round of recipe reviews and meal planning menus! Ok so admittedly I am one day late. Between hockey and lacrosse and decorating for fall (more on that later) and lesson planning, something had to give this weekend and my little blog had to be it. This being my first… Read More Meal Planning, Week Three!

Dinner, Meal Planning, Meals, Pinterest, Recipes

Meal Planning, take 2!

Hi all! As promised last week, I’m back with Round 2 of meal planning. After a very successful week of yummy recipes in Round 1, I’ve got a new lineup set for the week and ready to share the love with all of you. But before the main event, I figured I would share a… Read More Meal Planning, take 2!