Lay it on me people. Three hour car trip with a 7 month old and a two and a half year old. How is this going to go? What do I need to bring? DVDs? New toys? Benadryl? Lots and lots of Benadryl. Just kidding on the last one. But it all seriousness, any tips you have would be greatly appreciated. We are embarking on our annual family vacation to the Wisconsin Dells. A week of swimming, sun, adventures, laughing with family and, of course, cheese. I mean it is Wisconsin. [Read more…]
Can we talk about how annoying the phrase, “When it rains it pours” is? Like seriously! Number one, why does it have to rain in the first place, let alone pour? And yeah, yeah, yeah, I know rain allows beautiful things to grow and us to appreciate happy times. Blah, blah, blah. Is it possible to just maybe have a light drizzle as opposed to a full on torrential down pour? Maybe with a little rainbow at the end? [Read more…]
If I think back to my childhood, I can remember my mom rolling out kolaczki. I can remember coming home from school to beef stew cooling on the stove. I remember getting to lick the mashed potato beaters before a big holiday dinner. I can also remember my mom giving me free reign of the hand mixer to help out with a batch of chocolate chip cookies. Um, PS, dough and flour went everywhere. Yeah, don’t worry Mom, I didn’t forget that fun fact.
Ah, yes, the return of the cauliflower crust. The good ol’ fork and knife pizza. After a month of pizza, I had to switch it up to make myself feel a little healthier about my pizza intake. I felt this was the ultimate crust for the ultimate veggie pizza. This is so not the pizza for Mike. I think I already covered that in my last pizza recipe. Am I right? [Read more…]
It finally happened you guys. We had our first trip to the ER with little Andy over the weekend. He was running full speed through the hallway, pretending to be a race car as he always does, and then bam! Busted his forehead open on either the corner of the wall or our big hallway mirror. I blame NASCAR. Never in my life have I ever watched a NASCAR race, but lo and behold, the first time I do, we end up in the hospital. I think that is a sign. No more NASCAR for us. [Read more…]