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Day-Tripping Through Philadelphia

Day-Tripping Through Philadelphia

This year, on Christmas Eve, the hubs and I (on a whim) decided to take the kids to center city Philadelphia.  Living in Lancaster, we are about an hour and half from downtown Philadelphia. It’s an easy drive; one in which my 5-year-old loves.  The […]

Hanukkah Cookies

Hanukkah Cookies

Throughout the last week, the local weather man predicted we might get a little snow over the weekend.  A dusting.  Two inches at most.  Well, suffice to say, it was a wee bit more than a dusting.  It started around 9am Saturday morning with a […]

Cranberry Orange Chicken Bake

Cranberry Orange Chicken Bake

A few years ago, before I got married, moved to the ‘burbs and had two of the most adorable kiddos around, I lived in Downtown Lancaster in a cute little row home close to center city.  For six years, I hosted many friends and dinner […]

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cookies

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cookies

Cookie season is here!  Have you heard?  Yup. That’s right, it’s cookie season and I’ve got one hell of a cookie recipe coming at ya right here! Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cookies!  Whaaat!?!   A few of my favorite flavors coming together for this crazy […]

Bangin Beef Stir Fry

Bangin Beef Stir Fry

Today I’m taking my love of all Asian inspired foods to a new level.  I love all things Thai, Japanese, Chinese and even Vietnamese.  Any chance to get my hands on a little sesame oil, and I’m game.  Taking my love of these Asian foods […]

Best Snickerdoodle Cookies

Best Snickerdoodle Cookies

Thanksgiving break is officially over! Back to life. Back to reality. My kids headed back to school and the hubs and  trekked back to work this morning. During a quick trip to the grocery store to get the staples we needed for the week I […]

Thanksgiving Leftover Rollups

Thanksgiving Leftover Rollups

Now that Thanksgiving is here, and will soon be a thing of the past, we’ve all got one thing on the brain, right? Shopping! Lots and lots of shopping. Ok, ok, maybe that’s just me.  Aside from Black Friday shopping, one thing that we can […]

Chris’s Cranberry Orange Sauce

Chris’s Cranberry Orange Sauce

One of our family’s favorite dishes at Thanksgiving, and well, really any holiday or meal where we have turkey, cranberry sauce.  Specifically, Chris’s Cranberry Orange Sauce. This pretty little beauty of a cranberry sauce got it’s start as an old family recipe passed down to […]

Sweet Harvest Stuffing

Sweet Harvest Stuffing

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us. Turkey, gravy, sweet potato casserole, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, green bean casserole and, my favorite, Sweet Harvest Stuffing.  These are just some of the dishes you might be partaking in next week, if not earlier.  My family has a […]

Spicy Chipotle Chili

Spicy Chipotle Chili

Thanksgiving is coming!  Are you ready?  Do you have your dinner menu planned?  Have your picked out your table linens and dinnerware yet? Thanksgiving recipes abound all over the usual places on the internet.  By this time next week, when we are all preparing to […]