Grilled Peach and Corn Salad

Grilled Peach and Corn Salad

Have you ever had a really awesome peach?  I mean really awesome.  You would know if you have.  I've got a guy, my really awesome peach dealer.  Every week during the season, I go to the farmers market to pick up delicious white peaches that come from a small farm in Pennsylvania .  While you could just eat them and let the juices drip down your chin, I love to grill … [Read more...]

Say Cheese!

Broccoli and cheese

Sweet D has turned a corner in the food department.  One day she would only eat waffles, bananas and string cheese; the next day she was open to vegetables, spices and meat!  Hooray!  This is a phase that I can live with.  That said... she's still one.  Steamed veggies straight up aren't going to cut it.  They need a little something... something delicious... something that D … [Read more...]

Stop Talking About Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer

You may have heard about Yahoo’s new CEO, Marissa Mayer, and how they hired her knowing she is pregnant… and that she’s planning to work through her maternity leave.  If you haven’t heard about it, I’m going to assume that your internet has been down until this very moment because everyone seems to be talking about it.  And I wish they would stop for two very specific … [Read more...]

Grilling for the 4th

Grilled sweet potato salad and chicken skewers

I love the 4th of July.  It has always been my favorite holiday.  Cook-outs, family and friends, and fireworks -- what's not to love?!Even as an adult I get excited for the 4th.  But now rather than stuffing my face with the food other people make for me, I stuff my face with food that I make for other people.  There are TONS of great recipes to make for cook-outs at home … [Read more...]

First Birthday Smash Pie

First birthday smash pie

People always tell me that time flies quickly with kids and to savor every moment – strangers say that to me.  I nod and say things like “Don’t I know it!” and give a fake laugh and walk away annoyed that a person would think that I don’t savor moments with my daughter.  How dare they?!Here I am on Sweet D’s first birthday – one year after she came into my world and made me … [Read more...]