Several years ago my husband and I were in New York, and met a friend at a small Italian Restaurant for lunch in Chelsea. The waiter had a thick Italian accent and recommended their Artichoke salad. We all ordered it and I enjoyed it so much, I asked about the recipe. Our waiter looked at […]
Do you get the 3 o’clock munchies? Hungry, tired and want something to make you feel better? Don’t reach for the chips or dare I say the peanut butter pretzels. My darn husband keeps buying those damn things and bringing them home. He even has the dogs addicted. They are bad, bad, bad and they […]
We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what is really important is what ingredients go into your breakfast. I truly believe Oatmeal is one of the healthiest foods we can put in our mouths. Oatmeal is a great source of whole grains and eating whole grains can lower your risk […]
We just got back from Florida, where I got plenty of time to hang out on the beach and get some reading done. I found a new author; Amy Harmon who writes these clever, sweet and witty love stories where you form an attachment with the characters and can’t put the book down because your […]
Don’t judge a salad by its name, that is if you say “I don’t like those kind of veggies”. I have never been a fan, but because I know the amazing benefits these vegetables offer to my health, I have been on a mission to make them in delicious recipes. This Kale Brussels Sprout Broccoli salad is […]
I wrote and posted 173 times in 2013, thats a lot of recipes, cocktails, gardening and crafts. I came up the list of viewers all time favorites based on number of views and pins. In case you missed one here the are… 1. Italian Pignoli Cookies a traditional Stafford family favorite. 2. How to Make Rosemary […]
Hi, I am Amy, and I am a confessed Food Lover, Garden Addict and Photo Junkie!
During the day you can find me in my garden or kitchen, and most likely my camera won’t be far. When I am not at home I like to head to the gym, or stretch out at hot yoga. I didn’t really start cooking and baking until I got married and I needed to feed my family!