Monthly Archives: February 2010

Maple Nut Goodie Bars

I wanted to make something special for my mother-in-law’s 25th wedding anniversary this weekend. She loves Snickers so I wanted to make something similar. A few weeks ago my mother and I ate at Yum! Bakery in St Louis Park and had what they call a “Nut Goodly Bar”. It was very rich but very […]

A Winter Oasis- Willmar, Minnesota??!!

We traveled an hour west of here this weekend to my husband’s home town of Willmar, Minnesota. Willmar isn’t the most exciting town in Minnesota but they do have a hotel with a pool and slide and we thought the kids would enjoy that. However, Andrew was extremely frightened of the water. He hasn’t been […]

Gastronomy for Those Who Love Astronomy

My husband and I are always looking for ways to merge education with everyday activities. It’s one of the reasons I do so much cooking around here- you can incorporate math, chemistry, nutrition and reading all into one activity. But cooking from┬áThe Astronaut’s Cookbook takes it one step further by letting you join astronomy, history […]