Summer fresh Watermelon Strawberry Salad

What’s better in the hot summer than delicious and light salads that isn’t too filling but just enough to cool you down. This watermelon strawberry salad does just that. Watermelon and strawberry are perfect fruits for summer. With them ripening in May, you can get abundant fruits fresh off the plants at your local groceries.…

My Novelty Cakes

I love baking cakes and coming up with novelty cakes that my kids would love. These are some of the cakes I have made over last year or so. Hit me if you want to know how to make them 🙂 Harry Potter Spell Book Birthday Cake! I made this as a surprise birthday cake…

Indianapolis Lego KidsFest – Review

Thanks to ChilLMama.com, we got to go to the awesome Indiana LEGO KidsFest at Indiana Convention Center on Nov 7th. I know I am a little late in reviewing this but hey, it was a trip worth every dime and time! The LEGO KidsFest is a national touring exhibition of LEGO and all items related…

Thanksgiving Turkey

This year is the first time I ventured into making a Thanksgiving Turkey. Thanksgiving coincided with my son’s 8th birthday this year and we decided to celebrate both together with a grand feast and round it up with a birthday cake. For the turkey recipe I decided to follow Alton Brown’s as I love AB…

My Prize Winning Chili – Chili Cook Off!

So last week, the apartment management where we live hosted a Chili cook off. I think it was first ever chili cook off and my first ever cooking competition! I was apprehensive initially to take part in this but ultimately decided to go for it. I have never ever participated in a cooking competition but…

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Pocket Dinner

I have been inspired to make recipes using Crescent rolls recently. Last night, I made chicken pot pie pockets for dinner. It was yummy and quick to make with easy clean up. I used Ina Garten’s recipe for making the sauce for chicken pot pie but had to vary it based on the ingredients I…