Mom’s Marvelous Carrot Cake 

I love my mom's carrot cake.  It literally is the best carrot cake I have ever tasted. I am very picky when it comes to carrot cake.  I remember the first time I ever tried carrot cake: I was probably six or seven and my aunt brought out a cake after supper.  I was so … Continue reading Mom’s Marvelous Carrot Cake 

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A Step in the Right Direction, a Weaning Update 

Initially, I took a slow and step-by-step approach to weaning Abby from breastfeeding.  When that sort of came to a standstill I decided to take a leap and quit cold turkey; while not offering to nurse, I would not refuse if she asked.  Today is day twelve of my full time weaning efforts.  I am … Continue reading A Step in the Right Direction, a Weaning Update 

An Early Birthday Dinner: Swiss Steak

I don't know if I have ever mentioned it before, but I have the best parents ever. They always do so much for me and I appreciate them very much.  Saturday we drove almost an hour to my parents' house to celebrate my birthday a few days early.    My photographer husband helped my dad … Continue reading An Early Birthday Dinner: Swiss Steak

A Page Out of the Toddler Rule Book

The older my daughter gets, the more obvious it seems that toddlers operate by a different set of rules.  I happened to find a page from the secret Toddler Rule Book and decided to share it with you.  Enjoy! No matter what delicious food you are given, always insist on eating what Mom and Dad … Continue reading A Page Out of the Toddler Rule Book

The Joys of Being comfortable 

I hate wearing uncomfortable clothes and shoes.  Sometimes dressing up for work each day becomes unbearable by quitting time at five o'clock.   I have always been the type to come home and instantly become as socially unacceptable as possible.  Ciao, shoes!  So long, bra!  Goodbye, pants!   The first thing I try to do is … Continue reading The Joys of Being comfortable