Why We Open Christmas Presents EARLY Every Year

Every year we open presents before Christmas! Can you believe it? No more staring at the presents under the tree. No more overload at Christmas time with all the presents and stockings and craziness. Just pure happiness and excitement from our children that they get to open a present! I do have to mention, we don’t […]

Is it Possible to Bake Healthier During the Holidays?

I don’t really love to bake.  I am more of a chef.  I like to randomly add ingredients to my dish I’m making.  Baking is a totally different ball game.  You need to measure, be consistent, the dough needs to soft, but not too soft, etc etc etc.  Way too complicated for me! My daughters […]

HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

Oh the excitement about being pregnant and having a baby has kept you busy! You might have the baby room decorated, clothes washed and put away neatly in the dresser, rocking chair ordered, and bottles washed and ready to go when baby comes home! You think to yourself, I’VE GOT THIS! I AM SOOO READY! […]

Borscht … the BEST Soup You’ll Ever Eat!

I LOVE making soups! Especially on those crisp fall evenings when you just need something warm to eat! I’ve been asked by a few people lately who have eaten my borscht for my recipe. Oh course I joke that it’s a secret family recipe passed down by generations (which I don’t think it is … […]