From California

Last week I received a text message from a friend in California stating something was on it’s way to me. I got excited because I absolutely LOVE getting stuff in the mail! Especially when it’s a surprise. When I got home, there was a package at the door for me. It made me laugh becauseRead more

~2 Year Blogiversary Giveaway~

Next Thursday, My Kitchen Is Open will be celebrating 2 years of being a part of the world wide blogosphere!   To celebrate, I’ll be hosting a giveaway for, in my opinion, a prized cookbook, ONE beautiful copy of  “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays.” The giveaway starts today, November 15th, 2013  andRead more

HP #warmupyouwalls Houseparty

Houseparty chose me to host a Hewlett Packard #warmupyourwalls party. Last Saturday I planned a dessert party where I served carrot cake cupcakes, red velvet cupcakes, pumpkin pie, coffee and water. The turn out for the party was small, (even though I invited 15 people) but some of the sweetest people did show up andRead more

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is on its way and this year I am honored to be able to host my family in my new home! It’s exciting and scary all at the same time. I feel like a grown-up LOL! For as long as I can remember my aunt and uncle have hosted Thanksgiving at their home andRead more

Try It Out Thursday: Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Try It Out Thursday- Baked Arancini (aka Rice Balls)

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Try It Out Thursday- Hash Brown Waffles

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Goat Cheese Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Goat Cheese Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich w/Caramelized Onions With all the change in our lives lately, I unfortunately have been turning to some comfort food here and there. One of the most comforting things for me to eat is a grilled cheese sandwich. For as long as I’ve been married, and a foodie, the hubbyRead more