Mom to the Screaming Masses

Carmen Staicer is a work from home mom of six, who drinks way too much coffee, loves to take pictures, is an at home baker and has her black belt in Muay Thai. She trains boxing, reads, takes copious pictures and is a big fan of naps in her spare time. 

Summer Ravioli

I make this a lot. And I do mean, a LOT, in the summer....more

Are You Buying Food for a Frat House?

Soooooo, yeah. Over the weekend, I lightheartedly posted on my Facebook page about my grocery trip, shared a couple of pictures, and said that sometimes, I buy fruit and veg and all kinds of ingredients to make "stuff" -...more

Blueberries and Blackberries and a Dragonfly

I decided to go pick blueberries last week. My husband asked me if I ever relax. (That's rich, coming from him ....more

Comfort Food at It's Finest

This doesn't look like much, but the story behind it is - at least to me....more


I am a fan of pick your own places. Strawberries, peas, peaches, berries, corn - if it grows, I'll probably pick it. A few weeks ago, I grabbed my 16 year old son and forced him to accompany me to the peach orchard ....more

Organize Me

I am obsessed with Home Stores lately....more

The Eyes Have It

I have needed vision correction since I was about 7 years old. I had glasses for years, but I really hated to wear them. I would take them off and lay them anywhere I could - I'd hide them, lose them, forget them ....more

Hello, It's Me

I do not even know where to begin. I don't know that I've ever taken off two weeks from this blog - and my traffic shows it - ...more

Horse Racing? For Real?

Yup, for real. We went to the Louisiana Downs and had a BLAST ....more

Summer Trip!

I packed up my there youngest kids and we flew to visit my dad and step mom in Texas....more