christmas came and went

i’m sad it’s over, to be honest. it is always sad when it’s over. december is the only time we get to spend money with abandon {and then cry in january when we see the damage} and when we truly get to spend quality time with our peeps we love. as evidenced by my absence […] Read more…

happy new year!

it’s been a fun few weeks,a really busy few months,and a really great year. the holidays have been just what the doctor orderedand we really needed the break from reality for a while.  we have been playing with family,eating great food,playing at the cabin, completely disconnected… i ignored emails for a handful of days and […] Read more…

dear moms of CT,

i’ve been super emotional this week after hearing about the tragedy in Connecticutand I’ve been thinking of all of those mothers who haven’t slept nights.and how they can breathe. the ones who are going to have a very very hard christmaswithout the littles who help bring the magic… i wept right along with most of […] Read more…

a perfect sunday afternoon

  this weekend was busy again. and i got a new calling on sunday.so i’m no longer in the nursery with this little dude. i will miss my 20+ little people to spend my sundays with,but i get to hang out with cute teenage girls,{one being my own little cousin- lucky!} and make things, and […] Read more…

12 days of christmas favorite recipes

happy december 1st! it finally feels like christmas up in here!! like i said before, my fellow blog buddies and I put together   12 days of holidayyumminess for you to enjoy!  i’m just glad they let me in, most of these ladies are hard.core. food bloggers. daily recipes, and they are all mouth-watering naughtiness… […] Read more…

orange bow knot rolls

  · me and 11 other bloggers  are posting our favorite christmas recipes this weekend,  so come back on saturday to see all “12 days” ·   as kids, we would go over to my aunt’s place around christmas, and she would make pies and cakes from scratch, and at christmas, she scoured cookbooks to […] Read more…

making whoopie…. pies

the last time i made these, i was pregnant, and took them to a friend’s house… we later laughed about how i was so “prego-brained” that i didn’t even offer to leave any with her…. i took all of the leftovers home, and ate them all. whoops. i probably won’t get to live that one […] Read more…

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