Apple Spice Cake with…. CARAMEL frosting


I am here to say, “I do not have a fear of fruitcake”. I have been called a fruitcake on more than one occasion, but I take it as a complement. My mom used to make honest to goodness fruitcakes at Christmastime to give as gifts. I don’t actually remember eating her fruitcake, but I […]

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If you know me, you know that I obsess about food. If I hear of a delicious morsel somewhere, I WILL stop at nothing to get to it. And if I don’t I will never forgive myself or the person who came between me and my FUhd. Example: the Red Iguana experience or should I […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Right now I am some where over Minnesota flying to San Francisco. I planned on finishing up my post for my mom’s Amazing Apple Spice Cake, but like the numb skull that I am, I forgot to load all the pictures, of the cake, from my home computer into the post. Just posting it with […]

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Tailgater Hot Wings


Do you tailgate? I mean really tailgate…not like the college drink beer at 9:30 am kind of tailgating. I love football, I love food, so naturally I love to tailgate! Last Friday night was Homecoming for our High School, and my good friend Cath put together a little party to celebrate. There was so much […]

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A day in the life….

This week is wacky around here. I am getting myself and my family ready for me to be gone for four days, as well as trying to get some yummy recipes ready to post. I took this picture of my bottom “Tupperware” drawer. There ain’t hardly no Tupperware in this drawer but that’s what we […]

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more ArtPrize

The Top Ten artists of ArtPrize were announced this past Thursday. I didn’t even get a chance to vote. It’s a little overwhelming. There is something like 1600+ entries. How could one human being see that much art in a three week period? Now you are only able to vote for the Top Ten. My […]

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curried SQUASH soup


Come join Soup-a-Palooza at TidyMom and Dine and Dishsponsored by Bush’s Beans, Hip Hostess, Pillsbury and Westminster Crackers I love squash. I am not particularly in love with it’s name though, SquwASH. Maybe it’s my Midwestern accent, when I say it out loud it sounds so, so, um squwAshy and harsh. Like I am hitting […]

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Come join Soup-a-Palooza at TidyMom and Dine and Dishsponsored by Bush’s Beans, Hip Hostess, Pillsbury and Westminster Crackers My family loves Thai food. We have our favorite mom and pop place that we go to every now and then, and we pretty much get the same thing every time. They have this soup on their […]

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This is the windowsill over my kitchen sink. These are some of my home grown tomatoes. This is what I look at for a good chunk of time everyday. I thought I would share it with you. This is me. The Lego rendition of me anyway. My second son/third child made it for me about […]

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Wednesdays food for thought….have you been to ArtPrize? Have you heard of ArtPrize? If you are not an artist or from Michigan, then most likely you haven’t. ArtPrize is an international art competition. It is held right here in Grand Rapids, Mi!!! It is an open art competition that is giving away the world’s largest […]

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