AMAZING Strawberry Cheesecake!

AMAZING Strawberry Cheesecake!

I have recently become MILDLY addicted to Pintrest. It's a pretty cool idea and a great way to find inspiration for just about anything in your life. A number of my friends have been really into it because there are a ton a wedding-related ideas and kid-related ideas. (Apparently a majority of my friends can pretty much be be grouped into one of these two categories.) Pintrest has also become home to a number of beautiful looking recipes from blogs all over the world and I happened to come … [Read more...]

Who Doesn’t LOVE Beef Stew!

Who Doesn’t LOVE Beef Stew!

One of my favorite presents from Christmas is a cast iron dutch oven. I really like making one-pot meals likes soups and stews, but it's really annoying when you have a bunch of pots and pans to clean after making what should be a very simple meal!  The dutch oven completely fixes this issue. You can cook on the stove and then move the pot right into the oven without switching to a different pot or pan.  Is it just me or do you find that the older methods of cooking make way better food than all … [Read more...]

My First Garden

My First Garden

Now that we have moved into a house that we own I can finally move on from my potted garden to a real, buried in the ground, fighting the weather and bugs, official garden. About a month ago Brad and I built some raised beds for my garden to live.  The ground here in Glenside is very rocky and we have come to find out full of all kinds a strange things like pieces of beer bottles and parts of red bricks. (I wonder what kind of stories our house has about it's past owners.)  With the less than … [Read more...]