Category Archives: coconut

Mar 9

Pretty in mint green

This was the third time I ever made chocolate covered strawberries, but the first for a special occasion – a friend’s baby shower.  Her baby girl’s nursery is decorated in lavender and mint green, so I thought incorporating those colors … Continue reading

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Feb 27

Expanding my horizons

There aren’t many “extras” that I made myself before starting this blog…they were just never on my radar, for whatever reason.  Some things just seemed easier to grab at the store, rather than taking the time to make them myself … Continue reading

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Feb 24

Calling all Moms…

Teeny time, Gymboree, school, park, playground, playdates, sports, parties, music class, gymnastics, karate, dance class…go ahead, Moms – add your child’s activity of the day to this list.  It’s endless, right? Well, whatever it is, don’t forget to pack that … Continue reading

Posted in bananas, bread, breakfast, coconut, freezer friendly, mango, muffin, nuts, snacks | 6 Comments
Jan 30

Happy Birthday Mom!

When I started this blog 6 weeks ago, I tried to think of things I could do in order to challenge myself – to raise the bar beyond what I’ve been doing in the kitchen regularly.  I came up with … Continue reading

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Dec 31

In honor of our Greek New Year’s Day tradition…Kali Xpovia!

This year, Nana celebrated her 88th/90th birthday (don’t ask).  Since she’s been suffering from dementia for a few years now, we can’t get any information about the past from her…which is why I searched online for a Vasilopita recipe so … Continue reading

Posted in bread, cake, coconut, dessert, family, Greek, nuts | 3 Comments