Weekend travel bags ready to go, a flour dusted Kitchen Aid, work pumps kicked off by the front door, a roomba navigating chewed up dog toys, sweaty gym clothes hanging on the bathroom door, placemats and Le Creuset casserole dishes, Trade Joe’s tablescapes, and Clorox wipes in every room of the house. Welcome to the Pint Sized Homemaker.


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Poinsettia Caprese

So I know that we haven’t even put Tom in the oven yet, but Christmas is only 34 days away, not like I’m counting or anything! I know the holiday season is usually jammed packed with work potlucks, festive parties and family gatherings. Don’t you wish Santa could bring us…

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Welcome!!

  Welcome! For years I have toyed with the idea of creating a blog to share my favorite recipes, hostessing photos and of course some good cleaning tips! After many “how to” you tube videos, I finally figured out how to get this site up and running…so I think. Bear…

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Easy Dutch Apple Pie

There’s nothing like the smell of apple pie baking in your oven, period. It may be 85 degrees, still, yes still in November, but I’m trying my hardest to pretend like it’s Fall! In honor of my good friend’s birthday I told him I would bake him anything he wanted,…

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Grandma’s Sunday Sauce

Meatballs. Sauce. Mostaccioli. Parmesan. This was my absolute favorite meal growing up. It’s what I requested on birthdays, what we had during holidays, and what we had on a random Tuesday night if my Mom remembered to defrost the “sauce” before heading off to work. My Sicilian Grandmother didn’t have…