Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kitchen Sink Cooking: Pumpkin, Apple, Orange Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Back in the beginning of the Halloween season (ie when Wal-Mart put out the decorations) I found these really fun spider cupcake decorations from Wilton and just knew I needed to make them.  So when a friend invited us over for some … Continue reading

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Halloween Toddler Art: Hand Print Spider and Foot Ghost

Last winter a friend of mine and I got together and made winter/Christmas themed kiddo art. We used our munchkins feet as snowmen and reindeer… turned out very cute.  We did something for Valentines day too, also very cute!  So … Continue reading

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Halloween Bleach Pen Shirt

A friend of mine posted on her Facebook page a bleach pen Halloween shirt that she did while her little one was napping. I was inspired! I have no Halloween shirts to wear this year… or Halloween costumes to wear… … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Chicken Tikka Masala

My family loves curry, so I am always on the hunt for good curry recipes.  I saw this one on The Kitchn and decided to give it a go. I was presently surprised! I did not use the cayenne because … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: 104 Ways to use Basil

Okay, so maybe not quite 104 ways, but certainly quite a few ways.  We have had a very, very healthy crop of regular and purple basil this year, but what on earth to do with it all? There are the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Slow Cooker Chili

Fall is certainly in full swing here.  The leaves are changing, NFL is into week six (and the Fins are on a bye week), the nights are cool… time for chili! Chili is always better the following day, so I … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

The garden did amazing when it came to everything except zucchini… oh well, a neighbor had an abundant zucchini patch next the the savanna (guessing that is why, enough water). This year my Mum decided to grow large yellow tomatoes … Continue reading

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