Baked Popcorn Shrimp

One of my oldest son’s favorite meals is popcorn shrimp, which I’m pretty sure he could eat every day if possible. I don’t make it too often because shrimp itself is so labor-intensive,… Continue reading

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (cookie edition)

Around here, we love us some Star Wars. For Clooney’s birthday, he wanted to have a Force Awakens party, so I worked up these cookies as favors.      

Pinheads Revisited – Annual Time Capsule

A couple of years ago, our family started this tradition where we open the family memory jar on New Year’s Eve. It has become a tradition that we all look forward to, and… Continue reading

Halloween Cookies

I’m getting ready for some Halloween treats! Here are some of the cookies I made last year:

Frozen Princess Cookies

A few weeks ago, I was asked to make cookies for a Frozen themed birthday party, so these were the ones I made:

Time Management

During the weeks that we don’t have camp or any kind of real structure, the days can really run away. Plus, I have found that the kids get into their daily activities, and… Continue reading

Crock Pot Chicken Marsala

I don’t know about you, but I love love love a crock pot meal. You just throw it together in the morning and by 6 p.m. you have a home cooked meal. And… Continue reading

Holy Grail Cookies

Edison recently participated in a local production of Spamalot. I made these cookies for the cast party.

Friends Cookies

My son just turned 15, and since he had just binge-watched the entire series on Netflix, he asked if I could make Friends themed cookies for his birthday. These were the results.

Cookie Progress

About a year ago, I decided to start making cookies for friends and their friends, mostly by word of mouth, for special occasions and I think the practice has come a long way.… Continue reading