Tis' the season for Christmas parties, staff parties, open houses, get togethers with the girls, etc... My plan this year was to get a BUNCH of little gifts together all at once to try and be organized for once this holiday season. Here are my top go-to gifts for EVERYONE that I run into over the season.Read More
Giardiniera is pronounced "jar-din-air-ah" and is hot pickled vegetable typically eaten with salads & antipasto - it is also great for toppings on pizza, appetizers, hot dogs + burgers - actually anything that would benefit from a spicy, pickled boost!Read More
It's been a busy few months, and the blog took a hit... no excuses, just had to prioritize. Life overtook my love of the interwebs / crafting / having a life outside of Mommy-hood and work.
I am finally resurfacing from working 70 hour weeks. The little munchkin is fabulous and loved Halloween and is currently asleep possibly dreaming of high kicks and punches thanks to his ever increasing love of taekwondo. Most of my favourite hobbies had been put on hold, but I am finally seeing some time to dabble in some crafty/cooking goodness.Read More
Gifts for the girls. This year, I am working to knit as many gifts as I can for my friends and family :)
I have found a very simple project that I can easily work on while I am watching TV, etc...Read More
I posted a little while ago about the French Macaron 101 mini-course on A Beautiful Mess. I had some great success with the difficult little cookies, but wanted to try and refine my recipe a little more as I was getting cracked shells occasionally and I wanted them PERFECT.
Through my googling, I found that a lot of people have a lot of trouble with the sugary sweets. Too much moisture, not enough heat, too much heat, not enough patience...Read More