Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chicken and Sausage Shells – A family friendly casserole

I got this recipe from a good friend of mine Kim. She made her’s in manicotti pasta, but I always split them, so why not use something that is already split? SHELLS!!! I love it because it has great texture … Continue reading

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Can’t have a Superhero Training Camp without FOOD!

My opinion is it’s not a party unless there’s FOOD!!!! And did we ever have fun with the food for this party. I love using quilting fabric for table cloths. That way I can get fabric that totally matches the … Continue reading

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Calico Beans – The perfect potluck dish

Calico beans are VERY popular in our family. They are requested for every potluck. And it’s not surprising as they are very yummy. It kinda makes me sad because I really do enjoy trying new recipes. But I sure don’t … Continue reading

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Setting the Scene for a Superhero Training Camp

I have been planning for this party in my head for a LOOOOOOOONG time. And there are so many great ideas out there for superhero parties. The planning for this party was probably more deciding what NOT to do, that … Continue reading

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Superhero Training Camp – Calling All Superheros!

My eldest LOVES superheroes. And frankly Mr Steam and I are pretty nuts about them too. So it seemed like a no brainer to throw a Superhero birthday party. N and I spent many an hour on Pintrest and Google … Continue reading

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Steam family approved Broccoli and Cheese Soup

Mr. Steam is a huge fan of soup, me not so much. But the kids seem to have gotten Mr. Steam’s soup gene. So every now and then I try to appease them with some soup. When I was a … Continue reading

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No more Suffering Succotash!

I love going to the farmers market and getting loads of fresh veggies. And I am always looking for new things to do with them. And today I tried a new one, and let me tell ya, it’s a WINNER!!! … Continue reading

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Spider-man Cape tutorial

We are having a Super Hero Training camp for my son in a few weeks. I decided to make Batman and Spider-man masks and capes for the kids. I finished all the masks and Batman capes with no problem. But … Continue reading

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Card fit for a Princess

We were invited to a birthday party for a good friend today when I realized I didn’t have wrapping paper fit for a 5 year old. At the store all the paper and bags were designed for either babies, teens, … Continue reading

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All Aboard!

N’s next party HAD to be Steam Trains. Need you ask why? And this was by far theĀ  most detailed party to date. It was also the first party that N wanted to help in the planning. His favorite colors … Continue reading

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