This Week Ends on a Tired Note

I scroll past the cute, tired puppy and kitten memes every day and, most of the time, just think “how cute”. This week however, these adorable, exhausted little faces really resonated.  Everything’s been so hectic that I haven’t had time to even check in here.   Okay, that’s the last puppy or kitten meme for…

It’s a Seuss Kind of Day

Oh the places I have been.  For a girl born in the Oklahoma  Panhandle and raised in Southwest Kansas, Reno Nevada is a whole different world; and the road I travelled to get here was (to quote The Beatles) long and winding. The wonderful thing about the journey is that I have gotten to share…

Rainy Tuesday Morning Musings

Fun baking today, I get to start on a batch of decorated sugar cookies for a Dr. Seuss birthday party on Friday.  I LOVE making decorated cookies.  Watching them go from butter, eggs, sugar and flour to these beautiful finished cookies gives me a sense of accomplishment. But as I am digging through the jumble…

Super Easy Dip for Super Bowl Parties

Many, many moons ago, I lived in a tiny apartment with my 2 small girls, in a small Kansas town.  As happens when you have kids, you get to be friends with the other moms because…well, let’s face it, misery loves company; and who better to commiserate with a mom of 2 small kids than…

Orange Fudge Cake

I am a New England Patriots Fan!!!  Not just a fan, but a FAN.  So it is fitting that my first official blog post is the recipe for the New England Patriots cake I made for our small Super Bowl party tomorrow. But I digress…This is really about the cake; the dark chocolate fudge cake…