17 posts tagged Connecticut

Where To PYO Strawberries In Connecticut Now (+ Recipes)

Rose's Berry Farm and Lyman Orchards will be ready for Pick-Your-Own Strawberries season this weekend. If you want to beat the rush, Rose's Berry Farm opened June 7th and Lyman Orchard's opens June ... Continue Reading

Connecticut Feature: No-Bake Nutella Cream Pie

I'm a stay-at-home momma of two toddlers, one who goes to preschool five mornings a week. Now, according to my pre-motherhood ideations about what my post-kids life would look like, I should be the ... Continue Reading

Connecticut Feature: Grandma’s No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

This Strawberry Cheesecake is my grandma's recipe. She's likely to say that she got it somewhere else, so it's not “really” her recipe, but I politely refuse to acknowledge that, as my grandma ... Continue Reading

Continuing a Family Tradition: Nana’s Apple Pie

As the air grows crisp and the leaves change color, my family and I head up to my parents farm in Western Mass to harvest. We pick crunchy apples, delicate raspberries, plump tomatoes, round pumpki... Continue Reading

After School Snack: Making Pumpkin Muffins with Clara

As parents, we cook what our picky children will eat. It’s not necessarily what you’re hoping they want to munch on, but I’ve found adding hidden ingredient to a recipe and cutting the sugar in ... Continue Reading

Continuing a Family Tradition, With a Twist: Gingerbread Cookies

I would like to say a few words in defense of boxed cake mixes. You are about to read a story about me making delicious cookies from scratch with my boys, and, if you are like me, you are going to ... Continue Reading

Road Trip: Lyman Orchards Pick-Your-Own 2016 Season

I was so happy to discover Lyman Orchards last year and have started some great traditions with my toddler and friends.  Pick-your-own Pumpkin season opens at the end of September and since it's ... Continue Reading

Making Meringue with Jack, Liv and their English Nana

This past week, Jack and Liv were lucky to spend some much needed “nana” time with my mother-in-law, Ali who lives across the pond in England. Along with lots of laughs, hugs and new games, Nana ... Continue Reading

Road Trip: New Haven, CT Long Wharf Food Trucks

My family and I have driven past these food trucks for years.  Every time we pass there is always a packed crowd and people rave about the food.  We finally took the drive and thought getting there ... Continue Reading

Connecticut Feature: Grace and Hazel make Whole-Wheat Carrot Applesauce Muffins

Ok, so you can't feed your kids cupcakes every day. But, what's the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? As far as I'm concerned, sugar and frosting. As far as my kids are concerned- not a ... Continue Reading