As is typical for the Italian party host, I made Way Way too much food. It was all delicious, though! The highlight of the party was, of course, the cheesecake, and it did not disappoint. It was perfectly dense, moist, cheesy, and fruity. In exchange for all my hard work, I did manage to inherit 4… Continue reading A Spread for The Books
Have you every seen such a beautifully cooked cheesecake? The Gods listened! After baking slowly in a water bath, cooling slowly with the oven door cracked, completely cooling on the stove top through the evening and then chilling in the cold garage overnight, there is not a crack to be seen! This is my first… Continue reading They Listened!
Finally! A day off work, when I'm not post-call, and I still have my nanny working... AKA - a day to get things done! Since planning out the theme for my sister's bridal shower a few weeks ago, I haven't had any time to work on the centrepieces that I need to make. We are… Continue reading Shower Pots
I'm post call. The kids are at the YMCA with the nanny. I actually got some sleep last night. So, instead of sleeping, I am taking this opportunity to have a little Christmas Party! Love Actually playing on the TV... Wrapping paper and presents strewn across the floor... Christmas has officially exploded in my living… Continue reading Christmas Party for One
Today A. turns four. It is hard for me to believe that I have been his mommy - a mommy - for four years. It seems like it's not possible and there are still days where I don't really feel like a mom at all. It's like I have never fully accepted that at part of… Continue reading 4 Years a Mommy