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About Erika

Worked in film and TV for several years before having my two wonderful children. Now I try to bring that creative input into my home to raise my kids. Hope you enjoy following this journey!

Greek Honey Pie and fabulous Greek Myths

This week our cooking around the world class took us all the way to ancient Greece and their myths, by the girls request. Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always been drawn to the Greek and Roman myths, so this one was easy for me to do, book-wise… … Continue reading

Conductive Play dough – Weekends with mad scientist dads

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A few weeks back I got an email from a close friend of our family and my husband’s colleague, suggesting we get together with the girls and do a science project. The idea was to get some family time while doing cool mad-scientist stuff with the little ones. After some … Continue reading

Chinese Dumplings and their story

This week Little Miss I went on to China on our cook travels to learn and make one of her favorite dishes: Chinese Dumplings. We were both pretty surprised on how easy it was to put them together; it is time consuming, but easy enough for a 5 year-old to … Continue reading

Giving power and a sense of accomplishment to my girl

Yesterday, March 10th, Little Miss I and I went to the post office to submit her official entry into the PBS kids writing competition. I had found this competition through a Google book community, and asked Miss I if she’d be interested in creating a storybook to submit. As she’s … Continue reading

Polish Paczki and the legend of the Dragon of Krakow

This week, because of Fat Tuesday, a friend was asking about where to buy Polish Paczki in town. I looked around and found a bakery, but then I also found a recipe online. It seemed pretty easy to make, so I decided to use it for my cooking around the … Continue reading