It all started because my siblings and I were grown, and no one wanted to hunt down twenty-something of those miniscule birthday candles. Or buy multiple packages every time we celebrated a family birthday. My oldest son was three at the time. I was expected our second child. A friend had suggested that the big […]
We’re feeling pretty cakey around my house these days. What with FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge, this week’s Birthday Cake Round Up, and I just found out that Food Network is having a Cake Video contest. Oh my! Let’s just say there’s no shortage of dessert around here. Cake for Breakfast, Cake for Lunch. My kids […]
Personally, I like pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Apple Pie. Berry Pie. Cheesecake. Yeah, that’s a pie more than a cake in my book. And since I’m a food snob, I’ve been making pies from scratch for a long time, since I was 10 and my dad conned me into it. But, awhile ago I found […]
Thanks to all of you who entered my recent giveaways. It’s been great to offer such fun prizes. And the next month or so is no different. I have recently lined up some great MOM items for you to win. So stay tuned. In checking my records, it turns out that I forgot to announce […]
We saw several ships like this one yesterday in San Diego Harbor. Magnificent! This week is a busy one: The regular routine of school, housework, life, plus some important writing projects, a playday with friends, FishPapa’s Birthday, and of course, my Birthday Cake Round Up on Thursday. I am hoping for “sunny skies and fair […]
Is this totally cute, or what? Come back here Thursday for my Birthday Cake Round Up and for a chance to win a Sally Russell apron from ShoestringHome.
Chances are you have to do some shopping in the week ahead. With a little pre-planning and web surfing, you may just be able to save some coin. Here are a few things I see on the horizon: For a head’s up on the coupons in Sunday’s paper, visit Taylortown Preview. If there’s absolutely nothing […]
This post was originally run on May 10, 2008. I thought it was pertinent to revisit as we make our roadmaps for 2009. Each of us has a slightly different path and each travels in a different way. Different is how it should be. As you determine your destination as a mom and plot out […]