Beef Short Ribs with Pappardelle

So today was the 4th anniversary of my oldest daughter’s, Elizabeth aka Lizzie aka Lulu, death. She was 9 and full of happiness, thoughtfulness, kindness, and love. She was diagnosed with cancer at age 4 around Thanksgiving and died on this date 4 years ago. I obviously have a difficult time around this point in…

New Blog Design…Who Dis????

I teach 6th graders and have a 6th grader, so I thought, who better to ask an opinion on what looks good? They will tell you the truth no matter what! Sure enough, hands down, this new combination worked out.  Let me know what you think!

Salted Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Before- scoop out seeds and gunk. strain off and clean off all the gunk from the seeds in warm water. Let dry (I let them sit out overnight to dry) . Cover in a couple of tablespoons of olive oil and salt. Cook at 300 for about 45 minutes, tossing every 15 minutes. After-So yummy!

New Blog Face Lift!

I wanted to brighten up and change the blog a bit. Let me know what you think!

Happy Holidays!

Sorry I have been MIA. December is a weird time of year for me. Lots of sadness; Lulu died December 10th after having a long battle with Cancer. We always go to Hibachi bc it was her favorite. Lots of Happiness; Rucks and I were married Dec. 16th 2000, so we celebrated our 17th wedding…

Sick Day

This sweet munchkin was sick pretty much all weekend, but I thought she was on the mend so I made her get up and start to get ready for school. Then she laid on the bathroom floor and went to sleep. She did get up and get dressed, but I could tell something was not…

Beach Fun

Hello out there! I am sad to say that summer is coming to an end, and back to school is right around the corner =(  BUT we had a great time all summer long spending it together. We recently returned from a beach trip to Delaware, and we had a blast! This past week the…

What can I do with this?

I had leftover mozzarella sticks, and I needed to use them before they went bad. I don’t like food waste. I recently almost cried when my green olives had mold growing on them. I did cry when the last of my cherries were all rotten. When the last 2 of my English muffins had mold,…

Happy Father’s Day!

I hope everyone out there had a great Father’s Day! We played in the pool all weekend and ate lots of delicious food. I know I’ve been M.I.A for a bit, but we have been busy with summer fun and laziness around here. Lots of repeat meals that are fast and easy i.e. burgers, spaghetti,…