Mama's Twig & Blossoms Blog

It's Midnight and I'm Making Shaving Cream

We're pretty green. You know that, right? I mean, in oh so many areas we try to be as chemical free as possible. We make all our own cleaners, we buy organic whenever we can, our mattress is made of rubber for Pete's sake! But the dirty little secret (every family has one) is that my husband buys whatever shaving cream he wants. "It was a Euro!" h...

Pico de Gallo

Do you remember a couple weeks ago when I posted about our yummy Mexican rice? It was a hit, even with the kids, so today we busted out the oil bottles once again when making Pico de Gallo. To be honest, it had more to do with the fact that we'd run out black pepper ( Penzeys black pepper is amazing and I expect to receive a spicy box of goodness in to...

Mexican Rice

One of my goals for the new year is to cook more from scratch. I know, it's super easy to run by the bakery for a baguette, but making my own somehow feels so accomplished. Plus you get the amazing scent of freshly baked bread that seems to linger in the house throughout the day, which is intoxicating in a "I want to be a foodie" kind of way. To that en...