Feature: Clara Learns How To Make Strawberry Jam

Nothing says summer quite like the pop of fresh red strawberries. They’re bright and fragrant and often smeared on my toddler’s face when we pick them at our local orchard. They’re begging to be eaten and are the perfect ingredient for a homemade jam. Making it now lets me have that memorable and sweet tasteContinue reading “Feature: Clara Learns How To Make Strawberry Jam”

Homemade Fettuccini Pasta

Homemade pasta was something I never had growing up or even in my early adult years, but now that I know it’s possible to make pasta at home, why not enjoy the freshest option.  Before embarking on this pasta journey I researched the electric or hand crank pasta roller/cutter and decided on the traditional handContinue reading “Homemade Fettuccini Pasta”

Animal Cracker Cookie Recipe

This recipe was the first cookie recipe I made with my toddler.  I was at the grocery store looking for the classic box of animal crackers and could not find them.  I decide to look for a recipe that would closely match the classic.  I found that there are many variations and the recipe IContinue reading “Animal Cracker Cookie Recipe”

Road Trip: Lyman Orchards and Strawberry Popsicles

One of my favorite times of the year is when Lyman Orchards Pick Your Own season opens.  I still remember going blueberry picking with my family and loading up the basement freezer with numerous bags to use for blueberry pie at Christmas.  When I had my son I was determined to find an orchard soContinue reading “Road Trip: Lyman Orchards and Strawberry Popsicles”

Coconut Oatmeal Lace Cookies

I was pleasantly surprised when I made these cookies as they are easy to make, only take 5 minutes to bake, and if like me you are not a fan of coconut flavor, then you are in luck.  Another great part of this recipe is that it contains no eggs, so my toddler can snackContinue reading “Coconut Oatmeal Lace Cookies”