Cupcake's birthday is in January, so last year she got to enjoy all of her first holidays in order. This means that I got to do all of the fun handprint/footprint crafts for with her. Footprint Valentines day heart? check. Footprint Father's day craft? check. Handprint turkey for Thanksgiving? check. Handprint AND footprint clay ornaments… Continue reading Toddler Cards For Any Occasion
I experienced some firsts with this recipe: first time using the dough hook on my KitchenAid mixer, first time ever using yeast, & first time using my new pizza & pastry roller! My friend Beth has pizza every Friday. I love her life! She almost always makes it from scratch, & after enjoying some of her… Continue reading Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
I became obsessed with this strawberry jam when I realized how delicious it was with vanilla ice cream after making some for the Super Bowl. So I was super excited when my friend Beth was like, “Hey, strawberries are in season! Let’s make some jam together.” We immediately started planning our jam party. Canning involves a… Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Jam
A friend of the family sent us a gift certificate to Crate & Barrel all the way from Italy! It was such a nice gesture. My husband & I ordered the most practical thing we could think of: an ice cream maker! We anxiously awaited its arrival. In the mean time I had made some… Continue reading We all scream for homemade ice cream!