Before I begin, I ask anyone who stumbles upon this post (and blog in general) to please not judge me. I have lived in the states for most of my life. I am grateful for the decision my parents made to bring me here and believe they did it so we could have a better … Continue reading My Childhood (From What I Know) – Part I: Immigrating
The hubs has a set of really great parents. I love spending time at his childhood home and seeing them go about their day. It’s like leave it to beaver or something! Now of course every family has issues and I’m not naive enough to think they don’t. They do. After 8 years of being … Continue reading Children
I read this in the morning paper today, and thought it something that I would like to have archived in my blog…for future reference : ) By Dear Abby DEAR READERS: Welcome to 2011! While the last year has been arduous for many of us, a new one has arrived, bringing with it our chance … Continue reading Thank you Dear Abby!
I had NEVER tried butternut squash before in general, let alone in soup form. But this was one of those wild-hair issues that I deal with when it comes to cooking. I used this recipe on AllRecipes.com, but because I made some changes (that I added in the comment section but is now buried three … Continue reading Butternut Squash Soup (& Pasta Sauce Base!)
Okay seriously, this recipe is soooooo friggin delicious! AND it’s healthy! Come on!!!! Posted HERE on my AllRecipes.com recipe box…. Of course, once again, I have forgotten to take proper pictures! But I’ll be making htis again and making sure to take plenty of pics next time, as this is a beautiful and colorful dish … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Burritos
Never been a big fan of truffles – they’re a little too much for me. But for the holidays, I’m always looking for a new goodie that people can’t get in the stores. This one was a HUGE hit! So here’s the recipe posted on my AllRecipes.com recipe box: Oreo Cookie Truffles. The image on … Continue reading Luscious Oreo Cookie Truffles
Happy New Year!!!!!! Last night, we opted to stay home (the hubs isn’t feeling to well and I am just getting over something) and as usual, I up and decided to make a semi-complicated dish because I had the time and the gumption. So, I tried my first roast chicken. I was originally going to … Continue reading Juicy Roasted Chicken and Vegetables