Zucchini stuffed with Turkey Sausage & Grilled Vegetables for a Family Dinner

stuffed zucchini baked

This summer, with our son graduating, there was no room in the schedule for a garden; boo.  I protested!  And, my husband said (very nicely)….’you have no time to plant & maintain a garden…’  At the end of the day, although I hate to admit it, he was absolutely right.  Prepping the yard after the hard winter for our guests took … Read More

Wrapping Up Summer 2013 with a few Snapshots

It’s time to wrap up summer 2013 and get ready for all that the fall has to offer.  It’s been a VERY busy summer and I’ve discovered that I have fallen in love with my camera whether it’s my stand alone or the camera on my phone.  I find that it allows me to slow down for just a few … Read More

My New Food Crush = Grilled Peach Salad with Goat Cheese and Blueberries

Grilled peach salad

  Last year I started making grilled white nectarine/peach salads throughout the summer & fell in LOVE!  My food affair with this flavorful combo is still going strong, but I’ve added a new twist; not to dish last year’s layered yum, but you have to keep things fresh & exciting ~ lol. This year I’m still making & sharing, but I’ve … Read More

Sun Baked S’mores = play date fun!

Sun Baked S'mores

Summertime is synonymous with s’mores and play dates, so why not combine them?  Here’s a fun, no fire required s’more activity that will not just melt into a delicious combination, but into the hearts of your s’more lovin’ crew. We have tested these with a one-on-one play date and recently at a small pool party.  They were a hit both … Read More

Shake it Up Baby – Frozen Yogurt in a Bag!

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

I have been traveling throughout the community testing my arm strength and the cooking muscles of the kids at the tables where I’ve visited.  Together we’ve been mixing it up & shaking it up so that we could make a Strawberry-Banana Frozen Yogurt.  This activity is fun!  In fact, it’s a blend of science, educational learning through a hands-on activity … Read More

Summer Views

handstand competition

This was a different kind of week for me;  I spent most of it in meetings and at times I felt like my head was spinning over social media and upcoming site changes.  Honestly I wish that part was soooo much easier, I prefer to be figuring out how to play with my food and make salad stuffed cyclops (he-he)! … Read More