De-licious chocolate cake and lemon pie 

Dry cake? Dead cake (also known as cake that tastes like cardboard)? Not here!

A few months ago I stumbled upon a perfect chocolate cake recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch. I will never use a boxed chocolate cake mix again. This cake turns out every time and is so moist. I often make my cakes a day or two in advance – and I still never have trouble with this cake being dry.  Continue reading “De-licious chocolate cake and lemon pie “

Staying nourished, staying sane 

A busy toddler and a sick infant mean my hands and time are infrequently all my own.

Over the last week my six month old has struggled with a terrible cold. Never have I used our Nose Frieda and Hydrosense nasal spray so frequently. I think we’re finally over the mountain of boogers, but his voice is hoarse and I don’t doubt that if he could talk he would tell me his throat hurts. This means he’s miserable and wants to be held all the time.  Continue reading “Staying nourished, staying sane “