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German Chocolate Cake

Let’s talk a bit of cake today shall we?  I made this German Chocolate Cake for Fred for his birthday!  I actually made it for him a few weeks after his birthday because that is when I surprised him with some of our friends from Minnesota showing up at our favorite Mexican place on aContinue Reading

Painted NFL Serving Dishes

Are you a football fan???  We are Minnesota Vikings fans here in this house and even though they lost against the Packers Saturday night we still love them!  When the Vikings played the St. Louis Rams here in St. Louis, Fred and I went to the game with my brother, his girlfriend and his girlfriend’sContinue Reading

Father’s Day Free Printable

With all the Mickey Mouse Birthday madness going on around here, I just realized that Father’s Day is just around the corner! I made a cute printable that will make Dad feel special! You can print the 5 x 7 print on cardstock, fold and trim and you have yourself a cute Father’s Day Card! Continue Reading

Just a Bunch of Words…

Amidst the Washi Tape craze that is going on here, other stuff is happening also. It’s good to be back in St. Louis.  If you follow hockey, you then know that the Blues are in the Stanley Cup playoffs.  If you follow baseball, then you know that today was the Cardinals home opener.  It rainedContinue Reading

Arizona Hates Me

It’s official…I have declared that the state of Arizona tried to kill me.  Arizona hates me.  After you read this and I tell you how much I LOVE MY IN-LAWS…some of you with in-laws from hell may hate me also. Trip down went alright.  Flight was delayed an hour before we left but I justContinue Reading

“Cookies For Santa” Plate & Glass

Today I am sharing this simple Cookies for Santa Plate & Glass that I whipped up in a matter of minutes due to a small little confrontation by the oldest small person.  Please read below! So I have to start out with a little story.  Freddy likes sweets.  Like as in, I make a batchContinue Reading

Without further ado…the crazy things said and done around my house this past week! This week has been kind of tech-savvy related.  (Be glad not poop related!) Michael Michael’s new thing is to add a .com to everything. M: “Mom can  you please download me a SpongeBob Game on your phone?” C:  “I’m not sureContinue Reading

Thankful Jar Craft

Thanksgiving seems to be the forgotten holiday.  We enjoy everything Halloween and push right on to Christmas.  I mean, they were putting out Christmas stuff at Hobby Lobby in JULY!  Yes, like when it was 2 degrees shy of the face of the sun here, they were decking the halls with boughs of holly.  CRAZY.Continue Reading

This is a post filled with pictures of my kids and not much else.  Just putting that out there at the start! Freddy & I unfortunately are still driving the same rides, but the kids totally moved up in the world.  We gave Michael a new bike for his birthday!  It was much needed! WhichContinue Reading

Today is our three year wedding anniversary!  I had so much fun on our wedding day.  Best party I ever threw!  I wish we could get married again each year…but without paying for it again!  Oh to party like that again would be wonderful!  Did I ever tell you that I did a rope swing atContinue Reading

Well last time in “Welcome to the Family” I introduced you to everyone living in my house.  Well now it’s time to introduce you to my clan whom are not living with me.  Freddy has two older daughters, from his earlier days.  If you happened to read my “About” page, you will recall that I compare myContinue Reading

I can’t take credit for this idea.  I saw it on Pinterest!   If you haven’t realized my love for Pinterest yet…let me tell you, I LOVE PINTEREST!  You can follow me and all my pins here or you can click on the “P beaker = {Follow Me on Pinterest}” button in my sidebar (more on those funContinue Reading

Let’s start with introductions, shall we?  We will keep this post just about my immediate household.  We have to leave more fun for later, right? Here are the loves of my life all on one couch cushion!  Freddy, Michael and Ryan . Freddy loves basketball, the Minnesota Vikings and sweets!  I bake cookies in myContinue Reading

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