Lana Fritsch

Hi, there!  My name is Lana and I love to write about all of the adventures that life as a stay-at-home mother throws at me.  I am a mother to a wonderful 2 year old daughter, a writer, and a lover of all things that can be eaten.

In 2006 I was blogging on MSN Spaces and won The Best of MSN Award, but my, how blogging has changed since then!  I come here to write about the adventures of life with our sweet little nugget, Grace, all the things I love to cook and eat, and my daily quest to be the best person I can be. I am so happy that you are here and I hope that what I write brings a smile to your face and some happiness to your day!

3 Gift Ideas for the Sexiest Valentine's Day Ever!

This year, instead of putting all the focus on what your sweetie is going to get you for a Valentine's Day gift, go ahead and buy yourself something.  Here are three ideas to get you on your way to having the sexiest Valentine's Day of your life! ...more

The Joy of (Occasionally) Not Cooking

A few weeks ago, Jim and I were sitting in the living room talking about how mundane our nightly chores have become.  While I love cooking, and seeing my family enjoy healthy, delicious meals, there are nights when I just don't feel up to planning, preparing, and serving dinner. Apparently Jim feels the same way about doing the dishes and giving Grace a bath....more

Living Life with a Two Year Old

Does Heaven Have Free Wi-Fi?

I knew from the very first moment that I met Penny, that she was going to become a life-long friend of mine. She was eccentric, boisterous, and genuine.  She was a breast cancer survivor. She laughed easily, hugged tightly, and wore the brightest shade of coral-colored lipstick that left stains on the rim of every glass she ever drank from and every cheek she ever kissed....more

Leaky Boobs-The Truth About Breastfeeding

One of my friends recently directed my attention to this article, about a flight attendant named Sara Keagle  who listed breast feeding as one of the top ten grossest things she has ever seen on a plane. ...more

How to Make an Authentic Italian Dinner for less than $5

 Three years ago, I vacationed in Italy with two girlfriends and the moment my feet hit Italian soil, I ate and drank everything I could. I gained 7 pounds in 6 days, and it was more than worth it....more

Why do I Watch this Crap? Ode to The Bachelor

Okay, as much as I hate to admit this, once again I've been sucked in to watching "The Bachelor"....more

Why do I Watch this Crap? Ode to The Bachelor

Okay, as much as I hate to admit this, once again I've been sucked in to watching "The Bachelor"....more

Need for Tweed

 On Friday night, we will be attending a dinner party to honor the late Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Here is part of the witty invitation that was sent out by my sassy lassie friend: ...more

Masala Dabba!

For Christmas, one of my very dear friends gave me an Indian spice box, or more accurately, a Masala Dabba, and it is by far one of the best presents I have ever received....more