Horrors. Ironic isn’t it, how delightful a word that is? So descriptive, compelling, and inciting. The thought of it being a baby’s first little word is quite imaginative. I think I’ll work very hard at making sure my someday little ones say something equally attractive the first opportunity they get to exercise their vocal chords.Don’t … Read more

I’m Thinking of Dessert

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting menu preparation for Thanksgiving. I already know what’s going on the table for the main course; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberries, salad, relish tray, etc. etc… no, I’m not worried about dinner, I’m thinking of dessert.I’m dedicating (nearly) every one of my November posts to … Read more

Pretty in Pumpkins

There is just one thing that truly makes Halloween… Just one thing that one must not be without when celebrating this tasty holiday… Of course, costumes and candy and are an absolute must, but what would Halloween be without pumpkins? Gabriel and I love to celebrate, and typically this involves keeping up traditions! It is … Read more

Fashion Food

It is coincidental that today is the day I made this cake. When Andrea introduced this cake in March she giddily remarked her excitement for Spring. It it coincidental because today is the day that it appears Fall has arrived – and we have been graced with a thundering of rain showers today. Now, it … Read more

My Only Advice

Ever since I saw The Kitchen Sink Recipes‘ Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake – I had to have it. I had to have it in the worst way possible,… but, the last encounter I had with a bundt cake pan ended with decimated cake wallpapering my kitchen. I toiled over how to make this cake outside … Read more


Believe it or not, up until 3 weeks ago I’d never actually eaten a cherry… yes, as in the plump red Bing variety. I know, I know. On our way out of Portland Gabriel and I said goodbye to the Beaverton Farmers Market, walking past a beautiful display of fresh picked fruit, when the vendor … Read more

Housewarming Gifts

A few months back I credited Evan at Butter Cakes for sharing her ingenious idea for making decorative carrots out of Starburst candies. Since then, I have become an avid reader and follower of hers. I was sold on her creativity after the Starburst contribution… but then I saw this: This incredible assembly is entirely … Read more