Triple Chocolate Sugar Cookies

I adore sugar cookies. I love how they keep their shape and you can make anything you want out of them....more

How to Make Homemade Sprinkles

I made homemade sprinkles a year ago but never shared my recipe or directions.Hopefully you can forgive me?These are seriously the easiest homemade sprinkles out there and are so flexible in terms of use!...more
Wow...so awesome.  I love the idea of making my own sprinkles.  I love how you decorated your ...more

A Make-Ahead Party Perfect for Sunday Afternoon

My hubby recently started teaching Children's Church on Sundays at 9:00 am, and I've been helping him. This means we are often out the door by 8:30 am, and then we actually attend our own church service at 11 am. That means, we often don't get home until after 12:30 p.m. ...more

How To Handle Negative Comments on Food Blogging Posts

I consulted some of the foodie geniuses that I am lucky enough to read and asked their opinion on foodie negative feedback. Most agree, there is a time and place. If a recipe has flaws (significant or not) most really appreciate having that pointed out so they can make adjustments! They also agree that you have to develop a thick skin to be a food blogger. It was discovered that people will leave bad comments/ratings based on taste alone ... something that would be impossible to make universally pleasing. ...more
What a great example to put a negative turnout into perspective. I'm a food blogger as well and ...more

The Hardcore Truth: What Nobody Tells You About Blogging

This is a full-on competition to see who can get most comments, most followers, most page hits, most features, have the most and biggest and best giveaways, etc.  People are wrapped up in those figures, and a drop or decrease in those stats often leads even the best bloggers to wonder if they have done something wrong. ...more
I know this is an old post, but I have to write to say that I really enjoyed it. And I love the ...more

My (Actual) TV Debut!

My (Actual) Television Debut! Would you like to see how I did on TV?? Me too!!  And thanks to Trish VanPilsum now you can!!  To make a long story short, I chatted with her a bit today about how much fun doing the TV show was but how sad I was there was no link.  And Trish magically made it happen within hours!!!  WOW!...more

A Chance to Win $100

OK, so apparently there is this thing called Twitter that people use and that is an effective, albeit brief, form of communication. I am so NOT on board, mostly cause I have no idea how to use it, but I will try. ...more

i am mommy

Please visit me at my blog, http://iammommy.typepad.com ...more

Journeys

A Journey in Self Discovery I love Jesus. I love Jesus with an all consuming,  Agape love. Agape-Greek- (1)Indicates a choice to serve God, to love neighbor, to accept self without expecting something in return (2) unselfish commitment See 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 I truly believe that no man is capable of Agape love without first establishing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and then dedicating your life to Him.  ...more