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Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

Many of you are familiar with my Advent calendar. We use it to count down to Christmas. The kids love it since it promotes family time and they get to do a different activity every day. You can read about it here. I was on […]

Rose Birthday Cake

Rose Birthday Cake

This past weekend my mother celebrated a milestone birthday. I was in charge of the cake making and so as always I hit the internet searching for ideas. I wanted something simple and elegant.   Then I remembered the rose cake I made a few summers […]

Ikea

Ikea

A quick look around my house and anyone can see that I am an IKEA fan. There are Ribba frames on my walls, Expidit book cases in my basement and bedrooms, Lack shelves in my kitchen, IKEA baskets in every room, rugs covering most of […]

#1 Dad!

#1 Dad!

Father’s day is on Sunday. If you gave littles ones at home and are looking for an easy craft to do why not try making a trophy celebrating your #1 Dad! I found these sturdy cups at the dollar store. Then have the kids paint them […]

Veggie Dip Goodness

Veggie Dip Goodness

With the warmer weather finally here, I find myself cooking on the Barbecue and eating outdoors more often. Hamburgers, grilled chicken, ribs, steak, kebabs, the possibilities are endless and oh so tasty!!   I love to grill my vegetables. I especially love them the next […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

    Next weekend is Mother’s Day. A day to take let your mom rest and shower her with love. Are you looking for a dessert ideas? I recently made these cupcakes and I think it would work great for this celebration.   My bouquet […]

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Growing up I always heard people taking about granola. I knew it was made with rolled oats, but other than that I had no idea what it was. I grew up in a Spanish household and granola did not make the breakfast items list. It […]

Teachers Gifts

Teachers Gifts

Every year at this time, I’m always scrambling to find ideas for the teachers. There has always been debates as to whether they should get gifts as it is their job, however I always like to give them a little something. This year I had […]

House Deoderizer

House Deoderizer

At this time of the year, nothing says Christmas like the smell of baked goods. Usually my house is filled with it because of all the birthdays we have. I’m usually baking cakes, cupcakes or cookies on any given day, but thankfully, usually after the […]

‘Tis The Season…

‘Tis The Season…

Is it me or has this year gone by extremely quickly? Christmas is just over 4 weeks away and I shudder at the thought. I will admit though that I’ve been pretty organized this year. I only have immediate family gifts to buy. All gifts […]