Are you a parent who is having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? Are you looking for delicious vegetable options for yourself? Try broccoli bites today!I recently got a job as a nanny to two ADORABLE two-year-olds. They are just about the cutest twins you'll ever see and sometimes I can't believe I get to play with them all day. It's pretty much the best job … [Read more...] about Broccoli Bites
Kids In The Kitchen
It's that time of year when all things turn orange, and I am not just saying that because I live in the very orange state of Tennessee!Recently we had some little-people visitors and I wanted to give them a treat before they left for home. I was thinking of something not-too-sugary but still fun to eat! I remembered this fun Popcorn cake I made a couple of years ago … [Read more...] about Candy Corn Popcorn Cake
In 2004 the Chief and I bought this lovely home to run as a bed and breakfast. In the 3 years that followed we hosted over 1,000 men, women (and a few children!) at our breakfast table.In this 174-year-old home antebellum home, Mother's Day was an extra-special day because we treated the mothers staying with us to breakfast in bed!This room was our Black Walnut … [Read more...] about Breakfast In Bed For Mom? Praline French Toast! Yes Ma’am!
Got 30 minutes? Wanna have some fun? Then you can make these crazy dipped pretzels! Gather the kids and make this a family time. I gathered my sous-chef dish-washing mom and we had a blast. Mixing white almond bark and white chocolate semi-sweet chips makes for a rich candy coat. We did the same with the chocolate. Dip, swirl, sprinkle. Dip, swirl, sprinkle. We spread … [Read more...] about Dipped Pretzel Rods & A Cookbook Giveaway!
Wreaths on the doors of Colonial Williamsburg homes have inspired holiday spirit for several hundred years even though mixing Christmas greens with fresh fruits in holiday décor did not actually appear in Williamsburg, Va., until the early 20th century. Mary Miley Theobald and Libbey H. Oliver wrote in the December 2005 edition of the Colonial Williamsburg Journal, "The custom … [Read more...] about Inspired Colonial Wreaths & The Cookbook Giveaway Continues