Christmas morning is full of anticipation and surprises. It is about gathering under the Christmas tree with your family, enjoying each other.  That doesn’t mean no one gets hungry! This cocoa and cranberry oatmeal is warm and decadent. Perfect for a chilly morning and hungry guests. You can set this up the night before and […]

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The holidays are a wonderful time to start new traditions and keep old ones alive. So much of the holiday season is filled with nostalgia and memories. This is part of what makes it so magical. There are certain types of feelings associated with different smells, sights, and sounds during the holidays. One of the […]

One of the best parts of being part of the blogging community is meeting new people. I have had the honor of following the uber talented Minna Lee of Living Minnaly. I was drawn at first to her gorgeous photography and then soon realized she is total healthy living guru. Not in the way of […]

One of the first dishes I made myself after giving birth was this simple oatmeal dish. You begin with quick oats and adding a little bit of vanilla creamer to the mix. I am not claiming this is healthy, just comforting. After an emergency c-section, recovery, and baby in the NICU comforting was just what […]

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Yesterday was Pancake Day! To celebrate I made chocolate coconut pancakes with a simple strawberry sauce. I love making my family pancakes in the morning. It such a comforting smell to wake up to, as is coffee brewing. My niece likes pancakes with raspberries and my husband loves them loaded with blueberries. I used Krusteaz […]

The holidays are here and all things festive are in full swing. These sparkling pancakes are sure to keep the party going long after dinner is over. This pancake recipe is great way to treat overnight guests to something special. Use a little bit of Barefoot Bubbly Brut Cuvee Champagne and strawberries in this batter […]

April is National Grilled Cheese month! Wahooo! I was able to visit Baltimore and Connecticut to share my Good Morning Grilled Cheese and Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons. This recipe is obviously a take on stuffed french toast. The mascarpone cheese with the maple syrup really takes this to next level. I believe […]

One of my favorite things to eat on Easter besides lamb is the “Pizzagaina.” It has all my favorites including provolone cheese, Italian ham and sweet sopressata. Just like any traditional dish everyone has their own recipe. This is one I have been using for years, it comes from my Nonna. The recipe for the […]

These carrot cake pancakes with cream cheese icing were what I introduced to the Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family audience. I am still thinking I am going to wake from this dream. I will forever be grateful for this opportunity. It is something I didn’t think I would get to do. Of course I think […]

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