I love birthdays. I love the planning and organizing. I love doing things a bit extreme. Contrary to what you might think, I do it because I enjoy crafting and, more importantly, I do it for my kids. I love discussing the decorations and cake design with my kids and I love their building excitement … More A Hoot of a Time: Our 1st Hootenanny!
I love cake. Period. End of story . . . or beginning of this one. I also love my husband and he recently celebrated a birthday. This is when I get an excuse to bake things I love for the one I love. For the past 14 years, his favorite things remain the same. He … More A Little Slice of Heaven
The countdown began months in advance. How two snuck up on us, I’ll never understand. I mean, just yesterday, he was a baby depending on us for everything. I remember bringing him home from the hospital and hoping my maternity leave wouldn’t go by so quickly. I think time passes faster when you have children … More Digging In
I like to think my boys are pretty lucky when it comes to their birthday parties. I love planning the activities and games. I follow a theme and with the help of Pinterest come up with awesome ideas everyone will love. My oldest just turned five and wanted a Hot Wheels birthday theme that I … More A Race to the Finish Line
I’m sure my co-worker would be able to share every cultural tradition that takes place in preparation for a new baby. I don’t know if this follows one of those traditions, but I’m so happy to have this memory and I wanted to share the idea with you all to share with your friends and … More It Takes a Village
Everyone loves birthday cake. Rowan loves vanilla cupcakes with sprinkles. My husband prefers an option with fresh fruit. Lucky for them, I love to bake. My preference is fun, homemade, outside-the-box cakes and if you want a special cake we should talk!! Celebrating the boys first birthdays require an extra special cake. From Cookie Monster … More A Cake that is Hard to Eat