Cooking

Fall Food

I was catching up on some blog reading in my Google Reader today when I came across the post for Mandarin & Maple Spiced Quinoa with Cranberries, Apricots and Almonds on Oh She Glows.  The recipe really caught my eye because of the wonderful fall flavors and because it seemed really simple. I was so… Continue reading Fall Food

Baking

Dye Frosting Naturally

Happy Easter!  I hope everyone is having a wonderful, relaxing holiday.  I am currently at the ILs getting ready for Easter dinner.  My contribution to dinner was dessert - cupcakes of course.  I started with my favorite chocolate cupcakes.  For the frosting I wanted to do something special since it was Easter.  I looked through… Continue reading Dye Frosting Naturally

Environment

A Second Life for Holiday Cards

I love getting holiday cards every year from all our friends and family. I like to see the cards people choose and read their family update letters of what's been going on with them all year. Makes me feel a little bit closer to those who are far away. However I hate what happens in… Continue reading A Second Life for Holiday Cards