Welcome to another week of “Adventures in the Howard Kitchen.” This week we experimented with olive oil. Now, this family loves olive oil. We use it in pretty much everything. With fish that we got from our local fish market, we made whole fish in a seasoned salt crust and drizzled with olive oil for the … More Good Food, Good Life
Today we had a little taste of Italy on another one of our kitchen adventures. If you don’t already know, our family loves to cook and try foods from around the world. So today we tried our hand at homemade pasta in a dish called Ragu Bolognese. At first, I was a little nervous because … More A Taste of Italy
This morning I woke up to a completely unexpected sight. Snow. Snow everywhere. I was so happy! It was the first snow in a long time for me and it was so beautiful! After breakfast, us four kids went right out with cameras in hand and the dog tagging along and enjoyed it before it melted … More “I Smell Snow”-Lorelai
Happy 2017 everyone! I can’t believe that a new year has already arrived. It seems like 2016 just sped right by! I hope that you all had a wonderful, fun Christmas. Mine was absolutely fantastic! We didn’t do much for New Year’s Eve, we just stayed home. We had our annual Hobbit and Lord of … More Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
The smell of pine and fresh cookies, decorations everywhere, and a warm atmosphere can only mean one thing-Christmas. Yep, it’s that time of year again and I am so ready for it! I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here. It is so exciting! I love this time of year because everyone seems happy. I love the anticipation … More A Little Christmas Cheer….
Happy late Thanksgiving dear readers! I hope you all had a spectacular time and stuffed yourselves to your heart’s content. We spent a wonderful week in beautiful North Carolina with my grandparents. It was a little cold in the beginning of the week but other than that we had a fantastic time. We did a … More Happy Thanksgiving!
This past week we had the pleasure of going to Williamsburg, VA. Our family loves Williamsburg and it is a very special place for us. We were blessed to have beautiful weather and had a nice break from the chilly Autumn weather. Unfortunately, we went during Halloween so everything was decorated and it took away … More Williamsburg Trip!
This post is a little late, I know, but better late than never! To celebrate the start of the new season I’ve decided to do a simple Fall Mood Board with all of my favorite things about this wonderful season. Enjoy! Have a wonderful week and enjoy this beautiful Fall day! See ya real … More Welcome Autumn!
Didn’t that title get you singing the famous Sound of Music song? Well it’s been stuck in my head for two days now and I decided to make use of it and share a few of my favorite things. Clean sheets: Isn’t it just wonderful to climb into bed with fresh, crisp sheets? And, let’s be … More A Few of My Favorite Things
Today was Amanda’s 21st birthday. I can’t believe it! It seemed like only yesterday we were celebrating her sweet 16. I have been so blessed with having such an amazing sister. We have such a strong relationship. We know how to make each other smile and laugh. Sometimes we just look at each other and start … More Another Birthday