Hidden Veggie Mac & Cheese

Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese - Perfect quick and healthy recipe for the whole family. #kidfriendlyrecipes #macandcheese

Determined to come up with something relatively healthy when my 2-year-old was having a particularly picky week, I came up with this recipe for Hidden Veggie Mac & Cheese.  Of course, it had to have the right orange color and the right shape pasta.  The verdict…  it was a hit!  The adults had this as a side dish the same night and everyone liked it.  The veggies I used all had a mild but slightly sweet flavor, so they blended right in and my daughter ate it, so it was a win.  It was a little dry as leftovers, so I recommend adding a splash of milk when you reheat it. Continue reading

DIY Glass Etching

I have been wanting to try glass etching for a while and I finally had the perfect motivation.  I wanted to make some custom glasses for a gift, but I thought I would do a trial run with a Target martini glass first, just in case!  It was really easy and I was happy with the results.  I used the Martha Stewart Etching Cream that you can find in most craft stores. Continue reading

Fireplace Makeover

Fireplace Makeover | Two More Minutes

When we moved into our new house, I wanted to redo the fireplace.  I had an idea of what I wanted to do, but everyone looked at me like I was crazy.  I figured if I didn’t do it while we were doing some other projects in the house it would never get done.  I wasn’t a fan of the brick and didn’t have a real mantel to decorate.  My goal was a nice clean fireplace that served as a blank canvas to decorate seasonally. Here’s the before. Continue reading