Easy Taco Pie

Today’s 12 Days of Oscar installment brings us to this year’s nominees.  The Lego Movie has been nominated for Best Original Song (“Everything is Awesome,” a song we like so much we made sure to play it at our wedding).  The Lego Movie tells the story of minifigure Emmett Brickowski who seems to be an … More Easy Taco Pie

Pear Crumble Pie

Happy Pi Day! If you didn’t learn in math class, pi is the number representing the ratio of a circle’s circumfurence to its diameter. Pi’s value is 3.14 (when rounded to two decimal places) and that value never changes. I know people all over are celebrating in the streets and dancing around with pies to … More Pear Crumble Pie

Individual Apple Pies

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated on the third Monday in January, is a relatively new holiday.  Signed into law in 1983 and first observed in 1986, it wasn’t until 2000 that the holiday was officially observed in every state.  Many are still fighting for the equality they deserve, the equality that King spoke of … More Individual Apple Pies

Classic Apple Pie

Back in September, we all went apple picking and made an apple crumble pie.  At the same time, we decided we’d make a more traditional apple pie and freeze it to share at Thanksgiving.  Due to some confusion, we didn’t get to eat this apple pie on Thanksgiving.  While the kids were a little disappointed … More Classic Apple Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

I’m hoping everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and has recovered from the food or the traveling.  Things are looking normal around here again- not having your patio chairs in your living room helps that along.  Hey, I did say we had fifteen people coming over, and I said we hadn’t picked out furniture yet, so … More Sweet Potato Pie