Dear Mama I’ve Got Your Back

Dear Mama letters are meant to be encouraging, and they are, but only to a certain extent. Empathy without relationship is lonely. We live in a time of the easily offended. Furious posts referencing the horrible people who stopped by unannounced and woke our newborns; the never ending diets which make baked goodies seem pointless…

A Flap “Jack” & Pajama Party

Jack's 1st Birthday was a Flap"Jack" and Pajama Party. We set up a bed in the living room with a bunch of pillows and the boys' tested it out before people started to arrive... Just chillin'... They were having fun besides Jeffrey purposely trying to knock Jack off the bed... that must of been his way of celebrating…

National Pigs-In-A-Blanket Day

Friday I spent the morning fulfilling some banner orders while the boys played with daddy. He was leaving on an overnight Boy Scouts trip with my brother so I figured I better get some work done while I had the chance. As soon as Daddy left for his trip we started preparing for a never-before-tried Biscuit…

Happy Melba Toast Day

Who would have thought you could make Melba Toast at home? It makes sense thinking about it but I never thought to try it. To celebrate National Melba Toast Day, I topped mine with cream cheese, avocado and bacon bits. So good! Jack LOVES avocado so he helped me out with that part. Jeffrey on the other hand…

Lemon Chicken Pasta Alfredo

Lemon Chicken Pasta Alfredo Part 1: Lemon Chicken Breasts Serves 4-6 (Lemon Chicken Recipe From Ina Garten on the Food Network) Ingredients  1/4 cup good olive oil 3 tablespoons minced garlic (9 cloves) 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (2 lemons) 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano…

Every Day Is A Holiday

I love to celebrate holidays - even the ones in between the major holidays. With a goal to eat healthier foods and less goodies I decided to cut back on baking... gasp! Now though, I have every intention of planning my meals and baking days around the holidays - I use Checkiday to see what each day holds for…