Month: July 2017

Trader Joes Ice Cream

Trader Joes Ice Cream

UPDATE: This quickly became and remains one of our family’s favorite ice creams…             5 1/2 years later. Our family also enjoys just about every, if not, all the Trader Joe’s ice cream flavors.  I just bought this ice cream for […]

Woman Cave {Phase One}

Woman Cave {Phase One}

So…… “My Woman Cave” is actually our kitchen pantry. Our talented, clever construction crew dubbed the pantry my woman cave and I have to admit, it’s true.  I suppose my 100’s of specifications for this before tiny, now slightly larger room inside of our kitchen […]

{Baking 4 Six} Kitchen in the Making

{Baking 4 Six} Kitchen in the Making

My husband came up with the idea to install larger glass doors & windows to “visually” open up a very long & narrow family room that borders our backyard. This meant removing & reconfiguring the cabinets along the outer wall which led to our decision […]

Tortilla Soup via Vivian

Tortilla Soup via Vivian

It was definitely love at first bite with this soup. It’s warm & comforting, as spicy as you want and can definitely be described as a “soup that eats like a meal”… about as easy to make, but definitely healthier than the canned red label […]

Whip It Good

Whip It Good

This is indeed a giant wire whip. It fits an 80qt. commercial mixer. No, I’m not putting a commercial mixer in my kitchen. I can’t even imagine washing this beast, let alone the bowl or trying to fit the massive mixer in my kitchen. I do, […]

Bubblegum Ice Cream

Bubblegum Ice Cream

Some treats scream “childhood” like Bubble Gum Ice Cream. While, I admit I wouldn’t eat this every day, I think my kids would… and I definitely couldn’t help scooping a spoonful into my mouth as I served it to my children. I’m fairly certain many […]


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