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Golden Gelato in Covington

Golden Gelato in Covington

Until recently I did not know how much I love gelato.  Thanks to a dear friend giving me a Golden Gelato gift card for Christmas I was introduced to one of the most scrumptious treats I have ever had. Golden Gelato There is a gelato shop in Covington called Golden Gelato and these folks really...
The Elusive Cow

The Elusive Cow

The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area boasts some of the most charming and interesting river cities.  Bellevue, Kentucky is home to many gems worth exploring like restaurants, bars, a brewery, and so many interesting shops.  Bellevue is also home to The Elusive Cow, an incredible eatery that serves up delicious food in a laid-back...

Free Shakespeare in the Park presented by Cincy Shakes {2022}

Every Summer Cincy Shakes sends performers out into the parks and green spaces of Greater Cincinnati to bring Shakespeare’s works to the public.  The shows are free and fun for the whole family.  The performances are always entertaining and performed with zeal and passion. We have not seen The Twelfth Night yet, so I am...
Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

I have been making Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad for years and years now.  It is so easy to make and always a hit at parties.  The recipe came from my cousin Vicky’s recipe collection and I have only made one change to it.  I sauté the chicken in olive oil and then cook it in...
Easy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

Easy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

After much trial and error, I think I have come up with the most perfect easy Blueberry Cobbler recipe.  I say that it is perfect because it’s just the way that my family likes cobbler – NOT mushy.  After a few attempts with mediocre mushy cobblers and studying our grandmother’s cobbler recipes I put together...
Thai Chicken Pizza

Thai Chicken Pizza

Pizza night happens quite often around these parts.  We all love homemade pizza and I love experimenting with toppings on pizza night.  One of our favorite pies is the Thai Chicken Pizza because the flavors are just perfect.  This reheats well the next day for lunch – or eat it cold, that is just how...

Unique Baby Shower Gift Ideas

I am usually not one to shop off of baby registries, because I prefer to try to come up with unique baby shower gift ideas.  And most of the time these unique baby shower gifts involve books.  I am a preschool teacher and a big advocate for early literacy, so I sometimes use baby shower...

Sake Bomb Sushi & Korean BBQ

If you are in the mood for Sushi in Northern Kentucky look no further than Sake Bomb Sushi & Korean BBQ on Dixie Highway.  Their food is amazing and the service is fantastic. This place is a favorite of our family because the Sushi lovers get top notch rolls and those of us who are ...

COVID Cooking in Our Kitchen

When the schools closed in March and we all began working and learning at home we all had to find ways to fill our time will social distancing.  We spent a lot of time in the kitchen doing some COVID cooking and we have been eating very well since all this began.  We have had...

DIY Cloth Mask Adventures

It has been a good long time since I have learned how to sew something new with my limited sewing skills.  COVID Pandemic times called for me to learn how to make a DIY Cloth Mask for myself and the family.  It was actually fun to pull out all of my scraps and small pieces...
Taco Bar Party

Taco Bar Party

Need an easy dinner idea for a big crowd?  You should have a Taco Bar Party!  It does not break the bank or take an inordinate amount of time to put together.    For New Year’s Eve this year we wanted to have a fun dinner party that would not keep us stuck in the...
Quarantine Cooking with Chef Kayla from Arnold's: Gnocchi & Truffle Brie Sauce

Quarantine Cooking with Chef Kayla from Arnold’s: Gnocchi & Truffle Brie Sauce

I have always wanted to learn how to make pasta, and it took the recent pandemic to inspire me to do so.  Thanks to Arnold’s Bar & Grill, we learned how to make Gnocchi & Truffle Brie Sauce this week alongside their star chef, Kayla Robison. Each week, Arnold’s and Kayla release a virtual cooking...