April 2012

Blog Love: Roasted Potatoes with Budget-Friendly Pesto

April 19, 2012

You guys.  This is probably the most addictive thing I’ve made in a loooooooooooooong time.  I mean, it’s totally normal to just spoon pesto into your mouth, right?   I sure hope so because I’ve kind of been doing that…all.week.long. Speaking of addictive, I just can’t get enough of potatoes lately.  When I was pregnant […]

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Amazing Grace

April 18, 2012

When you’re pregnant everyone always says to read to your baby, let your baby listen to music, sing to your baby and talk to it too.  I never really understood why it’s suggested that you do all those things, or honestly where anyone would find the time.  It seemed hard enough to find time to […]

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Fudgy Gluten-Free Brownies

April 17, 2012

I know I’ve told you guys about my reason for gluten-free baking lately.  I had (notice the past tense here) gluten-free flours and wanted to use them up.  So I did…and now I wish I had more.   But I suppose I’ll settle for regular ol’ gluten-laden flour instead.   These are seriously addictive and, […]

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Baked Apple & Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwich

April 16, 2012

Sometimes I don’t like to post recipes.   OK that’s a lie…I love to post recipes.  But sometimes things that I make aren’t really “recipes” per se – they’re more of a method + a whimsy = delicious. That’s sort of what we have here today – an idea gone rogue in my kitchen that […]

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Week 5: Growing Up Too Fast

April 13, 2012

Per the usual, I really can’t believe that Weston is 5 weeks old now.  5 weeks!  That’s practically a teenager!   This week has been full of ups and downs, but ultimately I have been falling more and more in love with our little guy every day.  He’s a handful and quite the stinker, but […]

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The Ultimate Slow-Cooker Shredded BBQ Beef

April 12, 2012

What I’m about to show you should be illegal because it’s so easy.  In fact, it may just BE illegally easy and here I am risking my life as I know it to share it with you guys.   You’re welcome.  You know, in advance before I get locked away.  Not that I’m dramatic or […]

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Blog Love: Almond Cookies with Chocolate Filling

April 11, 2012

Someone please tell me I’m not the only one who cooks off of my iPhone? See, the way I figure it is that as a new mom and with VERY limited access to computers, pens and paper, my phone is kind of the best thing I have in terms of communication these days.  Funny, because […]

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Simple Blackberry Sauce

April 10, 2012

As promised, the blackberry sauce has arrived! It’s funny how my brain works these days:  I’m in constant use-anything-and-everything-we-have-on-hand mode.  Perhaps it’s the cost of diapers?  Or baby wipes?  Or seeing the RIDICULOUS hospital bill (I will never go into things like finance or politics on the blog, but OMG.  That’s all I have to […]

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Creamy Ricotta Cheesecake

April 9, 2012

I have a confession to make:  this cheesecake?  It was wonderful – oh so wonderful – and I need to tell you guys that I haven’t made it recently.  No, this was a concoction whipped together in a frenzy during the last days of my pregnancy.  In fact, I believe that I made this literally […]

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Week 4: Nothin’ But Love

April 6, 2012

Holy cow, 4 weeks ago I was still pregnant.  And now I’m not.  Now our little nugget is 4 weeks old and growing like crazy!   First of all, let me say that your sweet comments and encouragement on the blog, Twitter and Facebook really make me feel so loved and supported.  Being a new […]

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