Oct 28, 2019My cookie party is just around the corner and each year I try to think of a fun cookie that I have yet to make. This year I am going with a vintage deer these so I wanted something festive.…~300 words
Nov 15, 2017Last year I realized very quickly that our traditional advent calendar was not going to work with three kids in the house for two weeks. When I saw these Advent Grab Bags from Maggie Mason and the Secret Cake Society…~300 words
Jan 8, 2015I love a good soup on a cold winter day. Even better, I love a quick and easy soup that I can whip up quickly. That’s how I feel about my butternut squash bisque. This soup is wonderful, fast, and…~400 words
Dec 12, 2014A few weeks ago, I had never heard of Balsam Hill. Now, I can’t get enough. From their beautiful showroom in Burlingam to talk of their charitable contributions, Balsam Hill has become a household name.
I was invited to…~300 words
Dec 9, 2014Over the weekend, I was feeling under the weather. In fact, I’m still not 100%, but I knew I had an event coming up that I had to bring a holiday cookie. Normally, I wouldn’t care too much and bring…~300 words
Nov 17, 2014The holidays are almost here. I know this because I find myself saying to our daughters, “put it on your list” every time we leave the house. We have a pretty firm rule in our household for Christmas. The girls…~300 words
Nov 12, 2014When I was a kid, I couldn’t wait for Christmas morning. I would wake up at the crack of dawn, and run in to the front room where the Christmas tree was to see what Santa had brought. After the…~500 words
Dec 28, 2013A couple years ago, we made a rookie move. We visited Disneyland during New Year’s weekend. It was cold and wet and very crowded. Not only was it crowded, but the park reached capacity each day rather quickly.
When we…~300 words
Oct 29, 2013This time of year, I really like to be in the kitchen. I love to bake. Getting out my grandmother’s recipes brings back wonderful memories of her. She taught me a lot of what I know. One of my favorite…~500 words