Random thought as I begin… I was discussing blogging last night with a young man who asked if I scheduled topics or just wrote. My answer was “You know, I sit down to write about, say Coke Zero, and all this other stuff comes out instead”. That is pretty much true with this post as […]
I love my friends. All of them. For so many different reasons. Each friend has a talent or an affinity for something I admire greatly. A long time friend, Laura Kelly-Walters, is a talented artist, with many accomplishments. She followed her heart and her passion for drawing, and created the darling and popular line, Me […]
I love to bake! I really love to bake. I saw a picture of a “sprinkle cake” and just had to make it. I’ve included the inspiration picture, as well as our version of it. We used what we had, and although it is not as tall as the inspiration cake, it sure did taste […]
It has been a busy couple of weeks here in my workshop. And wonderfully, all projects have been for me, my family, friends and the new baby (who is to arrive in just 9 more weeks). The days of custom monogramming and working in my former retail shop hold a fond memory but it is really […]
It’s always good to challenge yourself. Some challenges are big, some are small, and some just taste good (if everything turns out well). I have always wanted to make cream horns. My friend, Lisa, makes beautiful ones, so I asked her for baking tips. What I got was her SECRET! Yep, I was given the secret to […]
This is what love looks like. Stone Soup. It is one of the books that made such an impression on me growing up. I want to make it clear that I don’t do anything except pick up a local grocery store’s generous donation. It is their donation. It feeds so many in need in our community. […]
Learning a lesson is always a blessing. No matter how hard the “quiz at the end” may be.