We are celebrating my baby girl turning 2 this month. We also said good-bye to my dad for 6 months as he is off to the middle east somewhere to support our country. We also have a fairly large family, on both sides, which makes it...interesting, to say the least, to celebrate birthdays. To prove… Continue reading 3 Birthdays. 1 Baby. 💜
My family is pretty awesome. They just get me. As a mother of three and the wife to one, there's not many occasions for gift-getting. But when the end of the year rolls around and the weather gets cooler and we get to celebrate my birthday and Christmas, I usually get to enjoy a few… Continue reading The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook
Baking is a comfort for me. When I'm stressed or worried or frustrated, cracking some eggs in a bowl and whisking them with sugar and chocolate makes the world feel right again. I was in a weird stretch recently where I had been blessed with the opportunity to make several cakes as a part of… Continue reading Triple Chocolate Cranberry-Cream Layer Cake
I got a promotion over the last few months and it's been rough getting used to the later schedule. My babies are usually in bed by the time I get home and it's harder to keep up with chores and it's just a whole new adjustment to our life. My husband has been amazing -… Continue reading Late Shift
I first created this recipe almost a year ago when I had some leftover frosting I wanted to use up on something before it went to waste. It was right around the holidays and ALL I WANTED WAS CINNAMON. I mean I couldn’t stop thinking about it and wanting it and smelling it. You know… Continue reading Vanilla Crème Cinnamon Cupcakes
For dinner tonight, I wanted something as easy as possible. All the other responsibilities of working a full time job while raising three kids and being a partner to my husband, our washing machine decided to die. Over the last many months it has been one thing after another. My husband, Daniel, and I are… Continue reading Veggie Burgers pass the Kid Test
My family and I are very close. It’s been tough as we’ve all grown up and gotten jobs, moved out, moved back in, gotten married, had kids, etc. We all stick pretty close to each other though and I love it. It’s been so hard to keep in touch with everyone as often as we… Continue reading Cheesecake Swirl Birthday Brownies!