Monthly Archives: May 2010

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Last week, the kids and I packed up the car and took a trip 45 miles east to visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. First we stopped in Waconia. What a beautiful little town! I sort of have a dream of living there now. The downtown sits up on a hill overlooking the gorgeous […]

May Daring Bakers Challenge- Croquembouche

The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Cat of Little Miss Cupcake. Cat challenged everyone to make a piece montée, or croquembouche, based on recipes from Peter Kump’s Baking School in Manhattan and Nick Malgieri. It always amazes me what deliciousness can be made from just a few simple ingredients! Here we have […]

May Garden Update

Phlox Azalea Unknown/Forgot Found Mushroom Hen and Chicks Columbine Cabbage Lily of the Valley Icelandic Poppy Strawberry Patch Gnome found a mushroom