It’s been a long time coming. After renting for nearly 10 years, my husband and I finally purchased our first home! I remember when we first started our house search, we went to an open house, and an agent said to us, “Welcome to the roller coaster ride.” We laughed at the obvious joke, but
Wow, is it really September already? Is summer really ending so soon? Am I really going to have to start thinking about Halloween costumes for my kids already?? I’m a little sad, but actually a lot more excited. I’m welcoming the cooler fall weather with open arms! I’ve haven’t cooked as often as I’d like
This is one of my favorite ways to eat Kabochua Squash, especially in the summer when it’s grows abundantly in my dad’s garden. Don’t let its hard exterior scare you from giving it a try. You can actually eat the peel. Once it’s, it becomes extremely soft and tasty!
These cookies are so addictive and easy to make, I think I might just make another batch when I finish writing this post! If you feel like you want more oatmeal in your cookies, feel free to add 1 1/2 cup.
This stuffed baked salmon recipe is so easy to make. You can keep it simple like I did with just salt, pepper, and garlic as the seasonings, or you can play around with flavors and add some dried herbs to the filling. The hardest part of this recipe is probably cutting the slits in the salmon. When
My husband’s work sent us a very nice gift basket from Olive and Cocoa with an assortment of goodies. Among the goodies was an apricot and hibiscus jam that I was really excited to try. Aside from spreading it on toast, Thumb Print Cookies came to mind. I was hesitant if I would have the
As I write this post, little guy is sleeping and hubby is in the kitchen with our daughter getting dinner ready. Life is pretty nice right now and I’m trying to enjoy it as much as possible before hubs has to go back to work. Readjusting to having a newborn at home again has its
Hope everyone had a nice weekend. For us in the US, it was Memorial Day weekend. Aside from being thankful for all who gave their lives and service for our freedom…Memorial Day weekend being in May and the weather being so nice, it’s usually a great weekend for grilling! For our family, burgers! Burgers has
Well here we are, a family of 4. Nine months of preparation, anticipation, doctor appointments, labs and tests has led to this moment and I feel so happy and content. Tired, but so happy. Today actually would have been my induction day but the little guy decided to come earlier. I’m so glad he did
I was first introduced to this dish by my husband in the beginning of our relationship, YEARS back when he was the only one us that did any cooking. He is not Filipino but he had neighbors who were and that’s how he learned of it. The bold strong flavors of soy sauce and vinegar