Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Raisinet Cookies

There are the people that love oatmeal raisin cookies. Then there are the people that love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. But is it possible for these two loves to join together and form one super cookie? I think it is. When I travel, I like to bring along some sweets to munch on. For my latest journey I packed a bag of Reeses Pieces and bag of Raisinets. They feed you so much on international flights that I didn't finish either bag (probably better for my waistline anyway!). When I finally … [Continue reading...]

American Sandwich Bread

Well kids, I'm baaack! After an exhausting 36 hours of traveling, I arrived back in Suzhou early Sunday morning. I settled my luggage in and then we headed out to grocery store. I had pretty high hopes for myself that I would be able to make dinner Sunday night - instead I took a "short" nap at 2:00. At 7:00 I forced myself to at least move to the living room, where I promptly fell asleep again. I guess I needed it. The good news is that by Monday morning I was feeling much better - and ready … [Continue reading...]

Couple Weeks of Instagram

I've been a bad blogger, it's been far too long since I posted anything. I really miss it though, and will be picking back up here very, very soon. In the mean time, this is what I have been up to. Cleaned a kitchens worth of new dishes and utensils Flew back to the states! Enjoyed the scenery in San Diego! Caught up on the magazines I had waiting for me in SD Hung out with my girls Isn't she cute!? Drove across the country with my sister. And drove and drove and … [Continue reading...]

Shepherd’s Pie with Ground Turkey

One of the problems I have with moving is that I have a LOT of stuff. Especially when it comes to the kitchen. I am not exageratting when I say that half of our storage unit is San Diego is kitchen stuff. Dishes, pots, pans, appliances, cupcake liners, cooking tools, towels, cupcake liners, baking tools, corning ware, cupcake liners.... See what I mean? So. Much. Stuff. But all of that is fine because it can be stored and it can and will all be used again (and I actually get to go through it … [Continue reading...]