It’s isn’t hard to find a sweet treat for kids to eat at Halloween time. So when the new Betty Crocker Halloween Cookbook arrived, I skipped over the desserts and headed straight to the “Bewitching Bites” and “Mystifying Main Dishes,” as the book calls them. My kids are big on presentation, so I thought some […]
A peek at Maura’s Halloween costume. Can you guess what she’s going to be?
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an… affordable Halloween costume! I am not a Halloween person. I know that some people get a real thrill out of having the stuffing scared out of them and can’t wait to dress up and show off their creative (or not so creative) costumes. Other than the promise of […]
I love avocado in guacamole, obviously, and ceviche. And spread on a sandwich. Often I eat it straight out of the shell, just sprinkling it with a dash of salt before attacking it with a spoon. It’s just so good. Hass avocados from Mexico are my favorite. They are the only avocados that are available […]
Maya’s almost at the end of her second month of Kindergarten. Going on eight tiring weeks of long, 7 hour days, but we’re finally getting into a routine! A couple of people have asked me if she even plays on the backyard playset anymore. The answer is simple… YES! It’s usually the first place she […]
As I’m creating a playlist for this weekend’s big neighborhood Halloween party, I’m thinking I want a little something fresh on the iPod this year. I have all the classics – Bobby Pickett, etc. – but there could be some mainstream songs I don’t know about that could work. Like Disturbia by Rihanna. I just […]