Memorial Day Pictures 2011


This was the best weather on Memorial Day in years!  We spent the day at my brother-in-law’s house on the lake about 10 minutes away.  It was nice catching up with Dave’s side of the family.     My nieces Camdin and Jordyn   My niece Kailey   Checking out a salamander that Dave found […]

Melt in Your Mouth Monday (Week 15)


Are you having a nice Memorial Day weekend?  I am.  Here in MA, we went from a cloudy and cool Spring, straight into hot, humid weather this weekend!  I’m not complaining.  I love hot, sunny weather. Our winters here are way too long and cold. I want to thank all of the wonderful bloggers who […]

Memorial Day Recipes

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What are you doing this weekend?  Are you going to grill, swim, eat, rest, exercise, or entertain?  (Did I miss anything?)  With Matthew still on Long Island for the summer and Andrew at the age where hanging out with his parents is not cool, it’s going to be a fairly quiet weekend for us.  We […]

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Giveaway from Chefs Catalog!


THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER!  THANKS FOR ENTERING! Have you ever checked out Chefs Catalog!  They have everything a foodie could want!  Click on the new Store tab on the right hand side of my navigation bar (at the top of my blog) to check out their amazing products!  I am proud to be a new […]

Melt in Your Mouth Monday (Week 14)


Welcome to Melt in Your Mouth Monday!  I’m looking forward to sharing some pictures of  Matthew’s Graduation and Andrew’s Junior Prom this week.  It has been quite a weekend for my family!      I hope you had a chance to check out the delicious recipes on last week’s MIYMM Blog Hop!  The 3 most […]

Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

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  I’m sharing another tried-and-true recipe from my cookbook.  I love these mini muffins because they’re delicious, easy to make (you don’t even need a mixer), they freeze well, and they’re done in 20 minutes!  I brought these to school today to share in the teacher’s lunch room and they disappeared.  Someone also asked for […]

Gripstic Winner! 2011-5-10 19-33

Thanks for entering this giveaway!  The 2 winners for the package of Gripstics are…   #61   Congratulations mrsshukra!     #59   Congratulations Elliot R.!    

Italian Cooking at Home with the CIA Giveaway!


  THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER! I must sound like a broken record but I just love Italian food!  Some day I’ve got to get to Italy and experience their food first hand.  Until then, I’m happy to have Italian Cooking at Home with The Culinary Institute of America to help me in the kitchen! There […]

Melt in Your Mouth Monday (Week 13)


I apologize for not making an appearance at your blogs last week.  I didn’t spend as much time at the computer as I wanted to. I have a very special weekend coming up!  My son, Matthew, is graduating from college next Sunday!  We’ll travel about 3 1/2 to 4 hours to his University on Long […]

Simply Great Breads Winner!


Thanks for entering this giveaway!  The winner of Simply Great Breads is…   #119!   Congratulations Kolpin!     119 kolpin says: May 10, 2011 at 5:55 pm       *I’d like to thank the folks at The Taunton Press for my review copy and for giving away a copy of Simply Great Breads […]

Gripstic Giveaway! 2011-5-10 19-33

  THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER! I don’t know about you…but I can never find a decent chip clip when I need one!  And sometimes when our snack cabinet is a little overcrowded, I find that some of the chip clips get knocked off of the chip bags.  I just tried these GRIPSTICS for the first […]