Friday’s Favorite Things

Friday's Favorite Things |

Have you ever had so much going on in your head that it results in very little action. I swear, I have had all these great post ideas, recipes I want to experiment with and just when I think I'll should have a post up everyday to get it all done I've got nothing to show for it. Perhaps I've got too many ideas and I am just not executing them. I guess I need to go back to my good ol' pen and paper "to do" list and start crossing things off so I can feel productive. You know what I am productive at though (in the evenings late at night after I get all the kids to bed and a moment to myself)?? … [Read more...]

Introducing ZipList’s Online Recipe Box and a Recipe for Jalapeno-Ginger Butternut Squash Soup

Jalapeno-Ginger Butternut Squash Soup-1

If you missed my last post, make sure to check out my Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal and pretty please VOTE for my recipe. It literally takes a few seconds and you will be entered to win $1,000 gift card! Wouldn't that be perfect for the Holidays? If my recipe wins I will be featured in Quakers newsletter which would be pretty cool (maybe not as cool as $1,000 though!). You can vote up to 25 times to increase your chances of winning but it ends Monday night. Let's do it! Before I get to today's recipe I am excited to share a brand new feature on my blog. All my recipes will now have a blue "save … [Read more...]

Pear Bread

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I will admit I prefer apples over pears during the autumn and winter seasons but last year after I exhausted all ideas for the use of apples and had made more than enough banana bread, pumpkin bread and cranberry bread, I was ready to branch out. I made this pear bread right after the end of pear season so had to wait a year before I could share it with you! Quick breads are about the easiest things to make and make you feel very accomplished. So I seem to think. I also love bread recipes that yield two loaves. One for now, freeze one for later...or if you have big eaters in your house like … [Read more...]