Icebox Cake with Ovaltine Filling

Birthdays are looking really different in 2020 for a lot of people and for me, that includes birthday cakes. I took the simple route for Paul's birthday cake this year not wanting to bake and make it as simple as possible and what's more simple than an icebox cake. I've never attempted making one before... Continue Reading →

Throw It All Together Meal: Shakshuka

If you’ve never had shakshuka, you’re missing out in a satisfying meal full of flavor. Composed of tomatoes, red peppers, garlic, feta cheese, sweet paprika, cumin seeds and eggs, this dish is well known in Israel, Africa and Middle East and usually served for breakfast. But honestly, I’ve had it for lunch and dinner. The... Continue Reading →

Alaska Part I: Paul’s Final State

Turn it back almost a year and we were prepping for Paul’s 50th birthday with a trip to Anchorage, Alaska. Then the Rover sitter lost Doctor. Between panicked calls and crying my eyes out, I somehow managed to call Travelocity to tell them about the emergency and because of the travel insurance, I was able... Continue Reading →

Swedish Cinnamon Buns aka Kanelbullar

Since our trip to Sweden last year (more on that later), I’ve had a craving for Swedish cinnamon buns. If you’re like me, you might think they’re like American cinnamon rolls but they are not! The thick coating of cream cheese frosting is missing from the Swedish counterpart. While a cinnamon mixture is rolled up... Continue Reading →

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