Hello. :) I’m Amy, also known around the internets as amygeekgrl. Welcome to my groovy green blog party, part of the Ultimate Blog Party hosted by 5 Minutes for Mom! I’m so glad you stopped by. :) Come in, have a seat and let me offer you something to eat. Can I tempt you with some homemade granola or perhaps an oat-nut scone topped with strawberry jam or maybe you’re in the mood for a Grilled Panini with Provolone and Basil or a brownie baked with love? I have a fair bit to choose from here, as I enjoy cooking and baking a great deal.Read More →

For everyone drooling over my Best Shot Monday post, here’s the recipe. It’s quick and easy and both of my kids love it. :) It’s reportedly one of Rachel Ray’s recipes and I think my friend Nicole gave it to me. (Thanks, Nicole!) My comments/changes are in parenthesis. Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup 4-6 servings; Cook 20 min, 5 min prep Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (1 turn of the pan) 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 cups canned vegetable stock, found on soup aisle (I use a few cups of water and a few teaspoons of vegetarian chicken base here) 1 (14 1/2Read More →

Last week, I wrote a list of things you can do to increase your blog traffic. And now here’s another idea that’s sure to be a lot of fun! If you haven’t yet heard of The Ultimate Blog Party sponsored by 5 Minutes for Mom, you may be living under a rock. ;) Just kidding. But seriously I’m finally getting on board before time runs out, am planning to get my groove on and be a part of the party. I hope you will join in the fun too! It looks like a great way to find some new blogs and attract new readers toRead More →