Just a Few Bees

Mondays are just one of those days…You never really know how your week is going to start out & mine is launching with a swarm of activity right in my own backyard.  Yesterday my youngest discovered a bees nest in one of the trees.  Not just a little bees nest, but a HUGE and rapidly growing bees nest.  We didn’t … Read More

Regional Food Bank and the 2013 Back Pack Campaign

Food Donation Bags

Last year I learned about this AWESOME program that the Regional Food Bank conducts and it’s all about  feeding children; what’s not to love!? The Regional Food Bank works diligently September through June organizing and filling over 775 backpacks EVERY week. The bags of food that get organized are then placed into a deserving child’s backpack every single Friday throughout the school … Read More

My Friend Gen’s Wedding

Polk-a-dot Wedding Cake

This weekend we had a very special wedding to attend.  It was so much fun catching up with a few friends we haven’t seen in years as we celebrated my friend Gen and her new husband Charles. Meet my friends Maryann & the bride Gen! Gen took us on a wonderful fall wedding excursion as we all traveled to New … Read More

Mini Mint Brownie Bites

Looking for a quick dessert or holiday classroom treat? Mini Mint Brownie Bites might just be the perfect solution & my kids would definitely agree.  My husband laughed as I was trying to take these out of the pan and my kids surrounded me like vultures hoping I’d accidentally scoop them the wrong way so that I’d hand over the … Read More

My Smoothie Travels…

I’m so excited to share the beginning of my smoothie travels that I launched this summer for a little taste testing fun! I have sent my Cartoon Character & my buddy ‘Mix’ the blender on the road to travel around visiting kids this summer to encourage them to cook at home, try new recipes and hopefully help find a little … Read More