Prosciutto Wrapped Melons

Summer is finally here, the kids are out of school, and even the sports and all the other extra-curricular activities for the kids have slowed down. The frenetic pace of life is taking a break for the next couple of months.

Prosciutto Wrapped Melons with Bakers Royale

With that, let’s raise a glass to some free time. Seriously, free time is such a commodity in my circle of friends and family. It’s rare that we can actually all get together to relax and leisurely enjoy sips and bites without the kids tugging on us, and calendar reminders going off.

Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread

Do you ever have those days, in which you are speeding along but, instead of moving forward in a fluid-like motion, your feet feel like they are strapped to square wheels for mobility? Yeah, that was me all day Sunday.

Blueberry-Coconut Banana Bread via Bakers Royale

To make matters worse, I was at a complete deficit with creativity. One would think that for all the shooting I do, here on the blog and outside the blog, I’d have more styling ideas.

Halibut Ratatouille

I didn’t actually intend on posting this Halibut Ratatouille today, since this is a baking blog and I try to keep the savory in check. But when you drop ready-to-shoot cake, you scream, you sigh–and maybe shout a few unsavory words as you clean it up.

Halibut Ratatouille | Bakers Royale

Yup, it’s been a week of messy food clean up. But that’s what happens when you are learning to juggle an infant in one hand and multi-tasking something in the other.