Edible Paint for Babies & Toddlers

With Mother’s Day having been coming up, I had been trying to come up with cute gift ideas for my son to give his grandmothers.  He’s the first grandchild on both sides of the family so this year’s Mother’s Day is extra special for the new grandmommies.  Originally, I was geared up to do a […]

Blueberry Whole Wheat Pancakes

Quick soap update…my first batch of soap has a safe pH! YAY! That means I don’t have to toss it.  Now on to the real post! At least every other week, my family has “Breakfast for Dinner.”  We’re huge on breakfast food and the meal is usually inexpensive and easy to prep.  I recently revisited […]

Quick Homemade Wheat Bread (with a machine)

In my family, almost everything we eat is homemade.  We prepare every meal from scratch in order to save money and stay healthy.  An interesting side bar (shared with my soon-to-be herbalist mother), in order to have good digestion the body must be prepped for eating.  Part of this is done by salivating.   Those who […]

Earl Grey Cupcakes with Lavender Frosting & White Chocolate Ganache

I love to bake.  I learn through trial and error and from my baking-pro of a mom.   When I was pregnant last summer, my brother-in-law introduced me to Cupcake Wars (very manly right? wink wink).  Prior to my exposure to the show, I had never really cared for cupcakes.  Of course, once seeing the baking […]