If you read this blog often, you know that my husband and I are Disneyland regulars. We take a trip down from Seattle at least once every other year and spent about a week there with the kids. It is my happy place and my husband has finally come around to loving it too. He… Continue reading Mimi’s Cafe Carrot Muffins
I put the ! after my recipe title because honestly, who’d have thought? I am CONSTANTLY looking for ways to use my fresh strawberries that are starting to turn the corner to “now or never” and these muffins were so good. Plus, now I have an on-the-go breakfast for my kids for the next couple… Continue reading Strawberry Coffee Cake Muffins!
Baking and blogging in January. The struggle is real, folks. The struggle is real. First off, it starts to get dark here around 2pm. I’m not a photographer and I don’t have any fancy equipment, so it is imperative that I have natural daylight to get good pictures. In the summer, I can do this… Continue reading Chocolate Almond Braid and Blogging in January
Many people mistakenly believe that they shouldn’t eat anything for breakfast on Thanksgiving morning. That they should “save room” in their stomach for the delicious feast they are going to eat later. I believe this is a mistake. Just like you stretch your muscles before a run, (not that I’d know anything about that)… Continue reading Simple Cinnamon Raisin Scones
Raise your hand if you went to high school for a couple of years in the late nineties and signed everybody’s yearbook with “Have a kick ass summer!” That’s how this pumpkin bread is. Totally kick-ass. No, this blog hasn’t turned into Thug Kitchen, I’m just seriously so in love with this bread that I… Continue reading Kick-Ass Pumpkin Bread
I recently watched a documentary called Fed Up, which is basically about the evils of added sugar in foods. If you haven’t watched it, you should. It’s free on Netflix, and $3.99 on Amazon instant video. I am not giving up sugar, but it was eye opening to me to see how much hidden added… Continue reading Gluten-Free, Healthy Banana Breakfast Muffins – Kid Approved!
I was supposed to have a busy day today, running back and forth between ballet class and the library, and the grocery store. Plans were thwarted, however (of course after I set an early alarm and got up and got three kids ready to leave- because, doesn’t it always go that way?) by a sick five… Continue reading Petite Banana Bread Scones with Butter Brown Sugar Glaze