banana recipes · Desserts · pies

Homemade Banana Cream Pie

On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the McDowell Family kicked off our fun old fashioned family Christmas by heading out into the country in our old front wheel drive sleigh to embrace the frosty majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols- our Christmas tree. We took it inside, decorated it,… Continue reading Homemade Banana Cream Pie

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Ogborn’s Thanksgiving Jell-o (strawberry, pineapple, and marshmallows)

Does your family have anything odd that absolutely HAS to be on the table at Thanksgivng?  Welcome to The Ogborn Family, where Thanksgiving is served every year for between 35-40 people in my Nanny’s house, and where one dish, as far as the kids are concerned anyway, reigns supreme: Strawberry, whipped cream, pineapple, marshmallow jell-o.… Continue reading Ogborn’s Thanksgiving Jell-o (strawberry, pineapple, and marshmallows)