Veggie Appetizer Fun for Kids

Not wanting the kids to eat chips, dip and sweets at your upcoming gathering? Sometimes the veggie platter has to be just as fun…. Fun with Veggies by Jodie Fitz 1 oz. Price Chopper cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon Price Chopper sour cream 1 teaspoon of dry ranch seasoning Central Market wheat crackers, round Large carrots Celery Price Chopper Raisins Mix … Read More

Busy Mom’s Chicken Cacciatore = yum on the run!

chicken Cacciatore

 I have been eyeing a purple, or as they would call it an eggplant colored, Le Creuset Dutch Oven since last fall.  I discovered it in when my husband took me to San Francisco for $470 = OUCH!  This spring I was traveling to Boston for a brief trip & found it on a clearance shelf for less than half … Read More

Five Turkeys at my Counter

turkey handprints

There are five turkeys that reside at my counter.  Actually the five turkeys I’m referring to reside at the coutner in more ways than one & that includes moi! I love these photo’s…my flawlessly clean countertops looking so festive.  The truth?!?!?!  You remember (if you read one of my previous posts), they are actually in continuous flux…breakfast, snacks, homework, dinner … Read More

Festive Couscous

Do you like couscous?  I do.  But, I have to tell you that my husband really isn’t a big couscous fan.  Sometimes my inventive food spirit that strives to be creative in getting my kids to eat certain foods is directed just as much at my husband.  Festive couscous (as I’ve dubbed it) has won over his heart and stomach. … Read More

Veggies & Pizza

Pizza is one of our favorite things to eat.  And, like many families we typically have one night a week that is considered ‘Pizza Night’!  Pizza is always FUN, whether ordered or made.  One of the favorite things I like about making the pizza is it’s a great dinner to serve up with hidden vegetables.  One of the pizza’s we’ve … Read More

Couldn’t Resist More Pizza Fun…

Okay, I wasn’t going to do another holiday pizza and then I couldn’t help myself!  Here’s a little more holiday food fun with a different (yes green) base to it… St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Fun by Jodie Fitz 1 Pizza Dough 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese ½ cup ricotta cheese ½ cup spinach ½ teaspoon basil 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 … Read More

One of Life’s Humorous Moments…

I love the Imagine-Nation Museum in Bristol, CT & have joined them for several of their events.  Just a little side note, they put on top notch, very fun, family events…like Chocolate Festivals with chocolate rivers & Who’ville events with the entire staff dressed like who’villagers (if that’s a word)…they truly are fantastic! So, when they called me & told me … Read More