This was the most pain in the ass cooking project yet! 😛 Good thing the internet was down all day so I had ample time and no distractions to get it done. The final product didn’t taste too bad either. It was thicker than a brownie and pretty rich. I highly doubt I will eat any more of it. Sachertorte  is a cake from Austria. It was first made by a cook named Franz Sacher, who made it for an Austrian... read more

Story of My Life

I have really been slacking lately on the things I want to do, but I am determined to try and get my priorities straightened out and try to make my life some what manageable! I think I need to set aside designated times that I will work on my volunteer stuff & my business stuff, then the rest is focus on family time. Or even maybe a little ME time in there. That would be nice. OMG! Wouldn’t that... read more

Having a Ball in Fall!

Ha ha! We decorated our “Fall” table today.  Thanks to my sister and BIL for all the cool Fall crafts that Haden got for his birthday. We had fun doing them for our table. I was talking to Haden about how the leaves change colors and he looked out the living room window and got all excited because he saw a red tree. 😛 After a week of begging and pleading with the boy I was finally able to get... read more

Homemade Baby Food Maker :P

SO… although I have been reluctant to continue down the path of being a homemade baby food maker, mostly from laziness… 😛 I decided to keep pushing forward and gave making pears a try again. That time I actually cooked them long enough so they pureed just fine. Then I thought… this isn’t so bad if when you get done the food is actually edible. Today I made butternut squash puree. I... read more


Our cooking project for this week was Tabboule, which come from Lebanon, on the Eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea. It is made up of cracked wheat, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions and herbs. Tossed in a lemony dressing and served on top of lettuce. My little world book didn’t include too much information on Lebanon. I did learn that they speak Arabic there and “Hello” is... read more