February 27th 2012 archive

First birthday ideas found on Pinterest

I can hardly believe it, but Rowan will be turning one in just a couple of weeks!  We’re not having a big party, just a play date with our friends that involves cake (and probably balloons) but that hasn’t stopped me from gathering ideas from Pinterest. I love this birthday shirt and might just try to make one myself: Source: naptimecrafting.blogspot.com via NotJustBabyBrain on Pinterest   Then there are all the fun decorations.  A good friend of mine used this tutorial to Read more […]

What’s for dinner – Slow cooker beef dip

I can’t explain it, but I think food is just better if you can dip it.  Veggies, chips, even sandwiches are tastier if there’s something yummy to dunk them in.  I’ve had a recipe for a beef dip that you make in the slow cooker in my recipe book forever and yet somehow I had never made it before.  I recently rediscovered it and decided to give it a try; it involves beer (which we don’t drink, we’re wine people) but it has a very nice flavour and doesn’t taste like beer at all.  It was a winner, Read more […]