Chunky Knit Blanket

Last week I decided to make my very own chunky knit blanket after seeing some in Pier one Imports. Most chunky knit blankets are made with a wool substitute but the best material is mirano wool. You can purchase mirano wool by the pound and it is expensive but worth it. For my blanket I…

My Week: Pretty solid.

Getting organize and staying organize is one of my biggest problems especially after becoming a mother. I use my Google calendar to keep me and my family organized as best as I can and obviously things do change but in this blog post I will show you what a typical week looks like in the…

Fall meal I will be making next!

FALL HARVEST QUINOA SALAD Author: Lisa Lin Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Yield: 6 to 8 Servings INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups (225g) uncooked tri-color quinoa 2 cups (235ml) water 2 pounds (900g) butternut squash* 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided salt 8 ounces (225g) brussels sprouts 1/2 medium red onion, diced 4 tablespoons lemon juice, divided 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 medium apple…

Just Talking…Dreaming

I have come from a long line of amazing bakers and I finally have the opportunity to do some baking myself. Since starting my bakery I have experienced so much joy in creating my very own muffin recipes. I have always wanted to be a good mix of Martha Stewart and Oprah because they inspire…

Chicken, Rice & Wine

Dinner tonight in the Parker’s home! I cook all my veggies with my chicken in a deep bake pan. I season everything with salt, pepper and garlic powder and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes. This is great for because our sides and main dish will finish at the same time but I will…

I’ve been doing too much!

So yesterday I was overwhelmed with the fact that Sinatra was not going to bed in a reasonable time despite all the “rules” I followed and today my husband says that I work too much and do not spend enough time with him and Sinatra. He is right sometimes I am so busy trying to…

I’m still a new Mother

Even though my son is 9 months old I am still a new mother and make mistakes everyday. I still get unsettled when Sinatra cries for long periods of time and I have done everything I know how to calm him down. Before he was born I would watch mommy vlogs so that I can…