Are You A Shucker? Oysters with Thyme Mignonette

Oysters with Thyme MignonetteThe first time I ever had an oyster I was about 5 or 6 years old.  I was with my parents at one of their friends’ homes....more

From New to 3 + Planner Pages {Giveaway}

It's not easy turning 3. It takes learning and practice, patience and dedication, a healthy dose of time and energy, and quite a generous dose of support and commitment. It's often confusing and overwhelming, stressful and joyful, and rarely do you get a chance to do exactly what you want....more

Dance to the Music


Final Stretch

The final stretch of my uphill battle to finish my degree while raising my son as a single mom.  I think of this time as a close to one chapter in my life and moving into a new journey on a well paved road of my own choosing for a ...more

Let Them Eat Cake

Cake is our worldwide marker of celebration.  There is no joyous day of celebrating that does not entail frosting-coated happiness.  A birthday without a cake is just a sad day of aging.  A wedding without a cake is just a wasted fancy gathering.  But friends, there are other occasions that should be celebrated with this diabetic nightmare.  We are not using this treat to it’s full potential.  Here are just a few of the OTHER occasions that we should be celebrating with cake....more

3 Ways to Celebrate the best Moments of Last Year

As we start a new year, it’s easy to get lost in all the planning, resolution-making and excitement about the year ahead of us. There are so many lessons that can be learnt from last year, and even more special memories that should be cherished. In an effort to not let the years all blur together, I like to do a few things to celebrate the previous year every January. Do you have any traditions around celebrating special moments in your life? I would love to hear them! Here are just 3 easy things you can do to celebrate the best moments of last year:...more

Come on, Let's Celebrate!

I still remember…the pre-dusk picnic with all our favorite foods. I would explore with friends the nearby woods and anticipate what would happen after darkness descended. The warmth of the day continued into the night. Then the blankets would come out, we’d sit on the ground and the show would begin. It’s Independence Day and the nation celebrates. The oohs and aahs became the words of the evening as the night lit up with the lights of fireworks....more

The gratitude list. (Link up #15)

A new month.  A new day.  A new week.  Lots to be grateful for today. Really, the first thing that comes to mind is...Aren’t I grateful I have to choose?...more
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