Decorating for Spring with Flowers


Refreshing your home with Spring flowers can be one of the easiest ways to brighten your space. I am lucky that we have many blooming trees, bushes and flowers in our area.  Many of the Spring flowers, daffodils and tulips are done or almost done. But our lilacs are just starting to open. Lilacs are one […]

Banana Bread

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Banana Bread is a favorite at our house. Lately I’ve had to hide a few bananas just to be able to bake the Banana Bread. Seems like the boys go in spurts, first I have tons of leftovers bananas, then they are eating them up like crazy. It’s funny how things in life usually come […]

Cupcake Tuesday ~ Goin’ to the Movies

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  Welcome to Cupcake Tuesday!   If you are new here, grab a cup of tea or a glass of milk and enjoy a cupcake! My oldest son, Andrew, works at our local movie theatre. He started working a couple years ago at the theatre in our town, then they closed and moved him to the theatre […]

Weekly Menu Plan ~ Cheesy Pasta, Ham & Peas

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Our dinner time was a breeze last week, mostly due to my Make-Ahead Meal Cooking Day. If you missed out, let me catch up you a bit. I reviewed the Make-Ahead Meals for Busy Moms cookbook, and created a week’s worth of meals, the grocery list and the recipes. Last Monday, I prepared and cooked our meals […]

Unfinished Wood Craft Project ~ A Special Gift

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There are many great things about having all boys. Not being able to ever sew a frilly dress, have a tea party or buy a tutu are some fun things I missed out on. But, now since the boys have girlfriends, I’m getting a chance to make some cute girly things. Last weekend, we celebrated Nick’s […]

My Blog Frog Community


Have you heard about the new Blog Frog? They recently made some changes and I’m really excited about it. This is a great way for my readers to get to know each other, for you to learn from each other and for me to learn from you. If you are not familiar with Blog Frog, […]

How to make Earth Day Bug Cupcakes


On Tuesday, I shared my Earth Day Cupcakes. I ran out of time to take extra pictures, so I wanted to show you how easy it is to create the bugs and butterflies for the Earth Day Bug Cupcakes. You all know how much I love cupcakes, and especially the Hello, Cupcake and What’s New, […]