A few days ago, Gabriel and I were in the grocery store when Chris De Burgh’s Lady in Red came on over the loud speaker.As customary Gabriel began changing to the lyrics to silliness. I responded: “You are defacing the most romantic song ever written.” He questioned: “It is? The most romantic ever?” I laughed, … Read moreLady In Red
Lucky for us, every one of my parent’s children were sprinkled with Baker’s dust before our entrance to Earth… but some, more than others, must have had a very special relationship with The Depositor of Dust; while some, less than others, received only a trickle of the special Baker’s powder. My sister Candice is affectionately … Read moreThe Depositor of Dust
I’ve been craving birthday cake; I always do. My new years resolution is: Eat More Cake! Last year, you may remember, Gabriel made me a two tiered vanilla and chocolate cake for my birthday accompanied with a pledge that every year he would make a bigger and better cake than the previous year. This year, … Read moreHappy Birthday to Me!
Sisters that Spook is coming to an end… but not before we share one last set of tricks and treats to put all that Halloween candy to good use! Little Runt Pizza A few months ago, Pammy posted a family favorite of ours from our formative years: Candy Pizza; I’ve taken that idea and adapted … Read moreHallelujah Halloween Giveaway
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 morePretty in Pumpkins
We brought Danger home just 1 week before Thanksgiving when he was just 8 weeks old. We named our little furry Danger because of the adorable little fur mask framing his eyes. He cried the first few nights missing his brothers and sisters, but then he realized how much we loved him, and how good … Read moreFurry Festivities
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 moreFashion Food
There has been a lot of hype going around regarding the Julie and Julia movie, especially and of course, amongst food bloggers, and let me tell you: It is devastatingly brilliant! I waited far too long to go see it, for reasons outside of my control and much to my chagrin, but again: It is … Read moreBon Appetit!
Being that all I seem to talk about is traveling, not my travels (of which there are none to speak of) – but the hope for future world adventures, one would assume that this month’s Daring Baker’s challenge would be one I would be grinning about from ear to ear… but, I just couldn’t seem … Read moreTransforming Ingredients
Tonight we remembered Michael’s birthday, he would have been 34 this year. It was sweet and simple; just me, Pamela, Jill and our families celebrating life, and one whom we loved so much. We spent the evening at the park and ate German Chocolate Cake-it was Michael’s favorite, and he would have loved it. Of … Read moreHappy Birthday Big Brother!