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I’ll freely admit that this is not the most gorgeous food item to be featured on this blog, but what it lacks in beauty, it absolutely makes up for in flavor. I baked off two of the ramekins earlier in the day to photograph for the blog, and when they came out of the oven, […]

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Today we are recovering from a great weekend. We played hard and got some relaxation in there too. Wes and I were able to get a night away from our children and made a staycation out of it. We stayed at the gorgeous Sofitel Hotel near the White House. We had a nice dinner, enjoyed […]

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It has been a good start to a new year. A few weeks before Christmas, my friend asked me if I would do the Nike Women’s Half Marathon with her. It is the first time that it is in DC, and there is a Tiffany necklace when you cross the finish line. It was a […]

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I don’t know why I don’t make pasta more often. It is so easy, so fast, and always so good. And, it is one of the 4 foods that my daughter will eat. No joke. But even then, it is straight pasta, no butter or oil, almost cold, and covered in Parmesan cheese. It is […]

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I have a confession to make. I have not done a lot of cooking this summer. During the week it is just me and the kids. And well, let’s be honest, they don’t really care what I make for dinner. They are pretty happy with a bowl of cereal or a sandwich. We are sort […]

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  We had a nasty storm the other day, and lightening hit the side of our house. No damage, thankfully. The only casualty was our Internet. Everything else in the house worked except for the Internet, so I thought that maybe I was going a little nutty. Turns out I was not, the cable man […]

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I don’t know why people think that lasagna is hard to make. Even when making it the traditional way, it is really all about assembling. This version is made in the slow cooker, and it could not be easier. I made this one as simply as I could. Cheese, pasta, and, sauce. Throw it in […]

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My friend Corey and I are obsessed with a cookbook called The Bride and Groom First and Forever Cookbook. It is sort of a cult classic, but very cheesy. Being married for as long as I have, we sort of laugh at the his-and-her cooking scenarios. Planning meals together, lovingly going grocery shopping together, chopping […]

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