Gluten Free Ginger Snap Crusted Chocolate Mousse Tarts

Gluten free is looking good. Real good. If you’re looking for an easy peasy dessert you’ve found it ....more

Review: Hallelujah Diet Survival Bars

When I was offered the chance to sample Hallelujah Diet’s Survival Bars I hesitantly accepted. I was a bit nervous about it being raw as my stomach does not tend to handle raw foods well. I’m pleased to announce that I suffered no ill GI effects ....more

Valentine Day Mantel

I am so excited to FINALLY have a fireplace! We have been going back and forth on what we wanted for so long I felt like my head was going to explode. No really ....more

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Happy Weekend guys! This post has been sitting in my folder for almost a month now. Usually if I make something, I post it soon enough but I made this cake a month back and then I made it again because I liked it so much and then I made it for the 3rd time few days back because I was not happy with pictures that I had ....more

Five Frugal Things

I took my son to his freezing cold 8:15 A.M. soccer game and was one of only a few mothers not clutching a disposable Starbucks cup. I’d just finished a cup of tea at home and was planning on having another once I got home. I was glad to have not just finished an expensive and wasteful...more

The (not-so-lovely) Joys of Pregnancy: Week 17

Every day I thank God for the beautiful baby that I am carrying in my uterus. Every day I try to focus on the miracle of life that is growing at a rapid pace and make his or her debut in 4 1/2 short months. And every day I learn something new and exciting (new? yes... exciting? I may be stretching that one) about the joys of pregnancy. And by "joys" I mean the ugly, disgusting, uncomfortable, and painful symptoms that come along with it. (hee hee)...more

Painted Magnolia Wedding Cake


Confetti Salsa

Guys – I’ve got one last post for you before the Super Bowl, and it’s going to be a short one. Partly...more

Projects Planned and Unexpected, Part 2

Once upon a time two days ago I was looking forward to my two days off this week. Once upon a time two days ago I was looking forward to tackling some big projects and some small projects, some projects.. ....more