Time to make the donuts

It’s Monday and Im up early… hmm what to write about on the blog? I was telling someone the other day about a commercial that played for Dunkin Donuts when I was younger. There was an older gentlemen and he would get up in slow motion and say “Time to make the donuts.” I get up early most days to be at the kids house since Ken works nights and Kristen works at 5am. I wander in and say.. Time {Read More}

Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Since today is the first day of spring, I thought I would share a few secrets I have learned for spring cleaning. Its amazing what you can do with Blue Dawn! Here is a chart of things you can mix together to clean up your act! Have you started to spring clean yet?

Irish Colcannon

One of my favorite dishes is colcannon. We make a variation of it for random meal nights using canned corned beef, but there is nothing like authentic colcannon. Buttery potatoes and salty bacon just melt in your mouth. Hope you try this with your family today or any day! Calories/carbs are canceled by the lucky leprechaun! (yeah right!) What are you and your family making for St Patrick’s Day? Ingredients: 5 pounds potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 sticks butter 1 {Read More}

Rich Collins

Two years ago we got to meet the Imagination Movers with our grandson Anthony. We had VIP passes and got the full experience. After the show we went to a private area with other families, the kids got snacks and the guys played songs for us that weren’t played in the concert. At the end we got our picture taken with them. I was super excited (and not thinking about the fact I was going in that picture too). I {Read More}

Happy Birthday to a Great Sport!

My sister can take a joke with the best of them and today was no exception. We made her a cake for her birthday and invited her over to celebrate. Well let me back up a second and explain why we were so amused. I saw a cake on Pinterest and I told the kids we have to make it for Joan. They were super excited and that is just what we did. Her favorite cake is Carrot with cream {Read More}