Posted in August 2012

Mom’s Chicken Pot Pie

Mom’s Chicken Pot Pie

Mom knows best. Especially when it comes to cooking delicious meals. If there is a pattern I have noticed in great cooks, it is that their recipes are never actually real “recipes.” When I asked my mom how she makes her chicken pot pie, she could provide me no actual measurements, temperatures, or times. This … Continue reading

Easy Peanut Chicken Stir Fry

Easy Peanut Chicken Stir Fry

Well, I just devoted far too much of my day to the miserable job search process with which I have become all too familiar. Five job websites, 2.5 hours, and 1 measly application later, I am still frustratingly unemployed with no promising prospects and willing to do nearly anything for a steady paycheck (okay, not … Continue reading

Bakin’ Eggs?!

Bakin’ Eggs?!

I promised to share yummy new recipes and cute DIY projects in this blog. Well, this is not a recipe or a craft (hmm, I’m off to a bad start…lying already) but I just HAD to try it. I read something this morning that said the best way to hard boil eggs is actually to leave … Continue reading

Welcome to Pretty Things and Apron Strings!

Welcome to my inaugural blog post! Changes in my life have recently taken me from my suburban Connecticut roots to a new life in Georgia where I find myself happily married, finally living on my own…and perpetually sweating, it seems (Georgia just does that to you). I grew up as the youngest of three girls … Continue reading