Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

Janet, a family friend of over 30 years, handed down this recipe to me when she heard I was learning to cook. She said it was simple and easy to make- the perfect start for a beginner! Although I slightly changed it up by adding M&M’s, I know that the […]

Puppy Chow

I had the honor of being a guest speaker in Charlotte’s Classroom! I shared all about being a “Chef” and what it takes to make a recipe! First, we read “Cooking with the Grinch” and then we made “Puppy Chow” for his dog, Max! (And the students too of course!) […]

Mermaid Tail Cake… and a Mermaid Party

For Charlotte’s 4th Birthday, she wanted a Mermaid Party. I had a blast creating this undersea world! Because the party took place the day after my “Candyland” Party, I used some of the same materials for both parties. The table cover and runner easily transitioned from one party to the […]

Easy Homemade Churros… and an International Day recap

My Daughter’s Montessori recently had an “International Festival!” Students and parents were encouraged to bring cuisines from various countries around the world. Charlotte’s teachers chose Mexico, so (of course) I volunteered to make Churros! Although I used a new recipe, I enjoyed making them just as much as I did […]