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25 Holiday Desserts

I am currently in the middle of a sugar fast so posting this list of scrumptious holiday desserts is an exercise in temptation. The holiday season is one time of the year that I do indulge, however, this year I am going to try to make better choices. For instance, instead of eating every dessert […]

Vegetarian Holiday Appetizers and Side Dishes

I love the holiday season because it is designed for spending time with family, giving thanks to God, and acting with compassion to those we love and those in need. But let’s face it, many of us also love the holiday season because of the food! I have been a vegetarian for most of the […]

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting – Oh So Good

Every year I make birthday cupcakes for my kiddos’ classes and while my son usually requests themed cupcakes, my daughter usually just wants something pretty. This year she told me she wanted chocolate cupcakes with white frosting. That is pretty standard (boring!) and I wanted to give her something special so I started thinking of all […]

DIY Hunger Games Shirts

As I mentioned earlier this week, I loved The Hunger Games books and am looking forward to seeing the movie this Sunday. To make the experience more fun, I invited a group to go see the movie together.  I told my friend Wendy that I was planning on making myself a shirt and she said she wanted one, too. […]

Pin It To Win It Giveaway – Win a New Camera

Welcome to the March edition of the Pin It to the Win It Giveaway. A group of Pinterest loving bloggers have teamed up to offer our readers a fabulous giveaway! The prize is the Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera (Black)!  Who couldn’t use a new camera? How to Enter Entering is easy. Just pin a picture […]

Pin It to Win It Giveaway ($140 Amazon)

Wow!  Two giveaways in one week (here is the other)? That is unusual for me, but I could not pass up the opportunity to give my readers a chance to win big! I’ve teamed up with a group of bloggers to host a giveaway to share our love of Pinterest. In the Pin It to Win It Giveaway, one lucky person will win all […]

5 Scrumptiously Beautiful Chocolate Cake Design Ideas

I love chocolate cake.  My favorite chocolate cake recipe can be found here. I am trying to cut down on sugary foods, but I do plan on making a chocolate cake for Valentine’s Day. Since I already have a favorite recipe, I searched Pinterest for some chocolate cake design ideas.  Which one is your favorite?  Enjoy, and try not to drool on your keyboard. […]

Pin It to Win It Giveaway ($125 cash prize)

A group of bloggers have teamed up to host a giveaway to share our love of Pinterest. In the Pin It to Win It Giveaway, one lucky person (aka pinner) will win $125 Cash paid via Paypal! Entering is easy. Just pin a picture in any ONE of the posts below to one of your boards […]

10 Mother-Daughter Date Ideas for the Holiday Season

I love spending one-on-one time with my daughter. Because she is my second born, I do not get as much alone time with her as I did with my son who was an only child for 4 years. Add that fact with the busyness of the holiday season and it can be very challenging to have one-on-one time at all. […]