I am playing a little catch up. I hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Years. We went to the Christmas Train a few weeks ago. The Dudes are obsessed with "choo choo's" so I thought they would have a really good time. We went with our good friends the Walling's. Their twins are 2 weeks younger than the Dudes. We play together A LOT. Everyone had a good time. Even the big kids. As I suspected the Dudes and Diva LOVED the "choo choo." We even were able to get a visit in with Santa. It was a successful night!
When I am in the mood for comfort food my mind immediately goes to Spaghetti and Meatballs. It has been my favorite for as long as I can remember. My version of the dish consists of jarred sauce and ground beef or frozen meatballs because I didn't know how to make meatballs. Enter Nana Karen. When I was pregnant with Shrek and Donkey there wasn't much I could do the further along I got. Nana Karen would come over about once a week and make dinner and help me with whatever. She was a God send. It was an enormous help. One of the things she would make was Spaghetti and Meatballs. Wow! She made homemade sauce and from scratch meatballs. Every time I eat this dish I am in heaven. Nana Karen is an old school cook. She doesn't measure anything and makes everything from memory. A few weeks ago she found a pasta maker that her and I have been playing with and making homemade pasta. If you have never had homemade pasta it is divine! She came over today to make some pasta. While s