I Will Not Let Fear Drive The Minivan

Like I've said before, I idolize the Author, Elizabeth Gilbert. I have learned so many things from her latest book Big Magic, but probably the biggest was that you needed fear to be creative, you just can't let it drive the minivan.  It has to come along, but it has to sit in the back seat, with absolutely no contribution....more

How to Make Failproof Buns for Thanksgiving

Dread baking with yeast? That was me. I didn’t even want to try it! Then our first Thanksgiving as a married couple rolled around, and I was hosting turkey dinner. Oh, and I was pregnant. We had Nate’s parents, brother, aunt, my parents, sister and grandparents. And somehow… I got the grand idea to tackle baking fresh buns all at the same time. Good grief. Sometimes I’m sure I just live for the drama. Image: Courtesy of Here Is Motherhood ...more
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What you didn't know about Bread Ties!

You Can Tell How Fresh the Bread is By the Color of the Twist or Plastic Tab Used to Hold it Closed-Truth!This is how to tell if you are getting fresh bread from your grocery store, look at the tie that is holding the wrapper closed.  Bread is delivered five days a week:Monday Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and the bread maker puts a different colored tie on to designate which day of the week the bread was baked:Monday - Blue...more