*I received free products to host the Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own* Do you know why clowns are so much fun at parties? Not only are they […]
My daughters love the American Girl Doll Collection. We are going to share our affection with a fantastic American Girl Doll Giveaway! Enter now, best of luck!
I grew up the daughter of a Russian immigrant. I enjoyed many traditional foods from the “old country” in my life time. However, I had not heard of a Russian Honey Cake until the dawning […]
Fresh baked muffins are a favorite treat in our home in Northern Minnesota. We are coming off a streak of 23 consecutive days of subzero weather, in what has already become one of the coldest […]
My father immigrated to the U.S. when he was just a toddler. His mother quickly and permanently adopted the language and customs of their new country wholeheartedly leaving the old far behind. The one and only […]
Disney picked me to throw an amazing Disney Side Home Celebration. To help me plan the big even they sent me a Disney Side Home Celebration kit. It just arrived. I can't wait to share the details with you.
This is a traditional recipe for Russian Piroshki, handmade with fresh yeast. We make these meat filled bread rolls the same way my Grandmother did as a little girl growing up in Russia. The attention to detail makes all the difference in this simple entree.
I loved prom season. I remember sitting in Physics with my friend Jackie drawing tiny dress designs in the margins of our notes. For me Prom had little to do with the romance, the dinner […]
As the start of the New Year dawns, I am becoming more aware of the different skill level and interests of my three young daughters. My 6-year-old Ava is reading and inquisitive and ready to […]
My 2013 New Year’s Resolution was to start a blog. I did it with a great deal of help from my talented friends. For better or worse here’s The Best of 2013 and my first […]