Valentine ‘s Day Fun: Giant Cookie (Recipe)

This September, my son asked for a giant cookie ( here is the recipe link)to bring in for his school birthday party. The kids had fun modifying it for Valentine’s Day. To make a love struck heart, we used Strawberry Kit Kat from Japan that we bought at the Japonaise Bakery. If you can’t find…

Field Trip: Seven Stars Bakery- Providence, Rhode Island

I buy Seven Stars Bakery breads at my local Whole Foods (Fresh Pond, Cambridge).  I love their durham stick.  So, when my husband had a cyclocross race near the Franklin Park Zoo in Rhode Island, we just had to stop at the real bakery on the way home. I warmed up with a much needed…

The Birthday Cookie: Recipe Included

Sometime’s a child’s request is a snowball of ‘little things’ that make you feel like you are at the end of your rope. You are packing lunches, figuring out schedules, trying to find a new sitter, exhausted from the 1 a.m. request to come “lie with me because I’m sneezy and I can’t sleep” and…