Another Monday is upon us! And we are only a few day’s away from the official day of fall! I hope everyone had an enjoyable last weekend of summer. I got the liberty of unloading patio block with my husband. I must say I’m one hurting unit today. 170 16×16″ 40 lb blocks by hand. Yup, you better believe that his girl is SORE! But in the end hopefully replacing our side walks at our house will be worth this painstaking labor my husband put me through. Lol, just kidding it wasn’t too bad. But I definitely give mad props to all you hard-working laborers out there! That is seriously some tough work. At least my husband took me out for breakfast to repay me for my kind service. Read more
I hope everyone had a happy and safe Labor Day weekend. It’s that time of year again, I sent my babies back to school today. I’ve been watching all you mom’s via Facebook, Twitter and blogs sending your little ones back to school for the past month and finally today it was my turn. Almost cried, but I held it back. Figured they are getting older and I can save my tears for when the little princess starts school. Luckily she’s stuck with mom for another few years. Since I’m sharing a lovely Lemon recipe today I can still pretend that it’s still summer right? Read more
So I am one of those people who get up in the middle of the night and eat. Usually I go towards sweets. I don’t know what it is, but at like 1am I wake up absolutely famished and feel like I need to go in the kitchen and find something quick that I can pop in my mouth to satisfy my hunger. Am I alone in this or are there others like me out there? Please tell me I’m not alone in this struggle, lol! These bars have been filling that late night need lately! Thank god!
Good morning all you lovely people! I am so happy to finally have my new site designed and switched over to a new host. I feel like I am coming farther as a blogger these days. Taking some seriously steps to be taking seriously. It’s been a lot of headaches trying to get everything figured out and moved and pointed and this and that. I’ve been a busy girl since I’ve done all of it by myself. Does make me feel more accomplished though, knowing that I am able to figure these things out. Read more
So I’m officially halfway through with my vacation and I have accomplished zero. I feel so bad. I haven’t even accomplished sitting on the couch and relaxing watching a movie. What is wrong with me? I keep telling my husband daily that I want to do nothing for a day and just watch movies. I guess when having kids and it being summer time that isn’t a feasible option unfortunately. Unless they want to be lazy with you, and that rarely happens in my household. Read more
Do you guys remember high school well? I’ve been reminiscing for the past few days about my high school years. That may be because I have my 10 year high school reunion this weekend. Oh my. Time has gone by so fast. In those last 10 year I’ve managed to get married, have 4 children and buy our first home. Might not sound like much but it feels like a lot. Read more
So I have always wanted to open my own bakery. Haven’t we all? My favorite bakery is about an hour from here and it is definitely worth the drive! They have these things that are called dream whips and I would kill for them. They are a chocolate cake topped with a flavored mousse (chocolate, caramel, cherry, peanut butter) and then dipped in chocolate ganache! It is my dream to one day recreate this. At this point I haven’t attempted it yet. Read more
I don’t know about you guys but I don’t trust those desserts baked in 8×8 pans….I just can’t bring myself to make them. When I make a dessert it has to be at least in a 9×13 inch pan for my enjoyment because we all know that if it were any smaller it would be gone in like 2.7 seconds. Kinda like these blondies. THAT GOOD!!! CANDIED BACON, chocolate chips, caramel, sea salt?!?!? Now who can deny that’s not a heaven you want to be in? Read more