Author Archives: Cluttercafe

About Cluttercafe

Wife to a great guy. Mom to two active, wonderful kids. Full time working woman trying to keep it all together.

Sour Cream Pie Crust

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I can’t believe it’s next week. No really, my husband just told me it was next week. I’m in shock. I can do without the traditional Thanksgiving meal. To me, it’s all about the … Continue reading

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Dulce de Leche Shortbread Bars

I love making bars. You really can’t get much easier. As we get into the holiday season, bars are where it’s at! They make great additions to your cookie trays with very little effort. Here’s another simple, yummy dessert from … Continue reading

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Squash and Spinach Lasagna

I was looking through the October issue of Martha Stewart while flying home from Disney world. I had saved it just for the trip. Usually I race to the mailbox, make a cup of tea, grab my post it notes … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat Cookies

So, here we are. A few days post Halloween. Kids are coming down off their sugar highs. Costumes have been discarded into a heap in a dark corner of the closet and there is a giant bucket of candy sitting … Continue reading

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Apple Crumb Bars and a Giveaway

I got the bestest cookbook in the mail the other day. The BESTEST! Quick-Shop-&-Prep 5 Ingredient Baking from one of my favorite bloggers, Jennifer McHenry at Bake or Break. Jennifer and I have become friendly and I’ve got to say, she … Continue reading

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Pizza Sauce

My husband is a gadget guy. I’m sure I’ve told you that before. You need a degree in engineering to run the tv remote  and have to call tech support to get something to print. Luckily, he’s also my own … Continue reading

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Tomato Zucchini Strata

It’s summertime! DUH! I know I’m stating the obvious here. But summer is so short here in New England that I have to shout it out with joy every day. I am still having nightmares of the winter we just … Continue reading

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Apple Slab Pie

Hey there! ‘Sup? If there is one thing you should know about me it’s this. I’m always late. ALWAYS! “You’ll be late for your own funeral”.  Ha Ha. Heard it. “If you’re not twenty minutes early, you’re already late”. Really? … Continue reading

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Mornings

The similarities to being born are uncanny. Think about it. One minute you’re in a dark, warm, comfy place then all of a sudden you’re being thrust out into the cold, hard world. My morning routine typically starts with the morning … Continue reading

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Square Pegs

I have been at this blogging thing for going on four years now. Every year around my blogiversary I toy with the idea of shutting it down. “I gave it a real shot! It’s just not fulfilling the dream I … Continue reading

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