Archive for October, 2012

In The Comfort Zone: Chicken Noodle & Vegetable Stew

  Baby it’s cold outside!  Nothing sounds better to my kids than soup this time of year.  They want it creamy and yummy!  The only problem is, creamy isn’t easy on the waistline.  This soup takes several detours from the typical stew ingredients, leaving out the heavy cream, substituting...

Your New Fall Staple, Honey & Thyme Roasted Figs

If you have been perusing the grocery isles lately, chances are that you have begun to see the second round of fresh figs making an appearance.  To me, nothing feels more like fall than fresh figs and red wine, hmmm.   I decided to post a recipe with a...

Kid Quotables

     I was touring a Ranching and Heritage Museum with my daughter’s 3rd grade class for a field trip.  The kids had to answer questions about all of the homesteads and exhibits around the museum as we made our way around.      When we came upon one...

It’s Movie Night! An Easy and Fun Birthday Party for Your Kiddo, Right at Home!

  For my daughter’s 9th Birthday she wanted to have a movie night, so we sat down together and started planning.  Because we have a basement theater, I thought this would be a fun party to really get creative with.  Come to find out, there are so many great...