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24 11, 2014

Creativity in the Kitchen

By |November 24th, 2014|In the Kitchen|1 Comment

Last year at this time, I was working madly to sew and write Think Big. This year, I’ve promised myself to keep the creativity in the kitchen and focus more on my family and really enjoy our time together.

Yesterday I spent a couple of hours finalizing my recipes, shopping list and making a plan for […]

30 01, 2014

Kitchen Stitches – Sewing Projects to Spice Up Your Home

By |January 30th, 2014|books, In the Kitchen|2 Comments

Earlier this month this new book came out with a ton of great projects in it! All for your kitchen and dining spaces!

My contribution to Kitchen Stitches is this sweet table runner and napkin set, called Cartwheels. To the right you can see a peek of all the beautiful pieces included in Kitchen Stitches!

Have you […]

24 12, 2013

To You and Yours –

By |December 24th, 2013|In the Kitchen, random|7 Comments

and Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

Many Blessings –

Amy

 

Cookies pictured :

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peppermint Fudge

Chewy Ginger Cookies

Cran-Crazy Cookies

8 10, 2013

This & That

By |October 8th, 2013|In the Kitchen, work in progress|9 Comments

I’m working on a little of this, and a little of that lately. Friends at AdornIt asked for a quilt (in a hurry) with these sweet prints, and thankfully I had just the project in my files already! I cut it out in an hour, yesterday, and look forward to sewing it up this week.

Last […]

23 01, 2012

Sweet Moments

By |January 23rd, 2012|In the Kitchen, Me|12 Comments

All last week I was wanting and really needing to bake chocolate chip cookies for my family. I finally found the kitchen to myself, and took an hour to bake them!

Baking these was my cookie break on saturday, from quilt math and a little pattern writing. It was a good break!

I thought I […]

19 12, 2011

Baking Day!

By |December 19th, 2011|In the Kitchen|9 Comments

We’ve made a tradition of spending a day baking Christmas cookies, to share with neighbors and friends.  My girls are big enough to be a help too, so the day went smoothly, and very fast!

Early in the day, Ella was rolling balls of dough, then Owen covered them with sugar.  Emmalie and Sophia were outside […]

12 09, 2011

Taking the Time

By |September 12th, 2011|In the Kitchen|21 Comments

I’ve been waiting and watching for raspberries to finally ripen here, while at the farmer’s market asking about availability and such.  The ladies at one stand, that I like to frequent, mentioned that they usually just have a couple flats and they go fast!  So I added the opening time to my calendar, with a reminder earlier […]

25 01, 2011

White Chili Chicken

By |January 25th, 2011|In the Kitchen|12 Comments

I’m participating in the Recipe Box Swap with Randi today!  Today is the soup/stew edition, which perfect for this time of year.  I’m always looking for something warm and comforting at the end of a long day!

I’m sharing a new favorite – White Chicken Chili – we love it!  I’ve been making it every week […]

24 12, 2010

Christmas Breakfast

By |December 24th, 2010|In the Kitchen|7 Comments

We are away from home, but have made plans to make this incredible French Toast!  I thought I should share just in case you need something fast and easy~

Oven Baked French Toast

Ingredients:
1 loaf of French bread
8 eggs
1 1/2 C half & half
1 C milk
1 tsp vanilla
2 T sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
dash of salt

Prep:
Slice bread […]

6 05, 2010

Survey Says….

By |May 6th, 2010|Blog Info, In the Kitchen|7 Comments

Hi again!  I have put together a quick survey for you my readers – would you please take a minute to answer the questions?  I hope to get to know you better in the process.  It’s completely anonymous and easy – I promise!Click here to take surveyMy bread dough is in the fridge, waiting for […]

6 05, 2010

Library Trip!

By |May 6th, 2010|In the Kitchen|25 Comments

After school yesterday – we went to check out a few books!  The only thing on Owen’s mind is a “choo-choo book” – thankfully the librarian came to put one away as we were searching for Thomas.  Emmalie and Sophia each look for the books with interesting covers, today there were a few sparkles on […]

14 04, 2010

Almost Here & a Recipe for You

By |April 14th, 2010|In the Kitchen|13 Comments

Hi there!  Today is the day – my girls are so excited to see Grandma & Grandpa.  I’ve done just about all the scrubbing and vacuuming that is going to happen!  We woke up to snow falling yesterday, and so I put the girls to work.  Ella and Emmalie are easily motivated with a quarter, and each […]