Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling

I decided to get a little creative on my one cheat day. I wanted something sweet but with a an extra shot of wowzers! That lead me to make these delectable morsels of spice cake injected with apple pie filling and topped off with a cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Now I… Continue reading Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling

Counting Toddler

My sweet 27-month old is counting now from 1-10. He was lying down for a nap and I was trying to pretend I was already asleep. I was so surprised to hear him counting!! I feel like kids today learn so much faster!!! I would say "he is so smart" but then he would run… Continue reading Counting Toddler

Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup

Okay, gentle reminder: I live in Florida. The sun is shining brightly and it is a beautiful day. However, baby, it's COLD outside. I know those of you that live up North are thinking I'm being a wimp. I don't care. We don't get a lot of cold weather here so when it does arrive… Continue reading Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup

Bike Seats Are A BUMmer

Today was “BIKE” day. I rode five miles and met up with a crap ton of hills. It never seems hilly around here until you’re on a bike. Now if feels like I live in the Swiss Alps. Alas, I'm truly making a mountain out of a mole hill in this case. I do live… Continue reading Bike Seats Are A BUMmer

My Journey to Better Health

I am now 27 months out from the birth of baby boy number three.  It's been a whirlwind between having a baby, caring for my other two boys (with my husband's help of course), keeping up with family obligations, and still managing business responsibilities.  My father-n-law passed away four months after Logan was born so I took on quite a… Continue reading My Journey to Better Health

Grandmother Grace’s Old Time Fudge

There are so many delicious recipes that pop up around the holidays that go into hibernation until the following December! With Valentines Day coming up, I'm just now getting to some of those recipes I didn't have time to make for last Christmas. This fudge recipe comes from my grandmother Grace. I can't tell you… Continue reading Grandmother Grace’s Old Time Fudge

Baby + Menopause = I ain’t got no brain

I am not alone when saying that during pregnancy I felt like I was playing both parts of Dumb and Dumber.  The journey is real.  Cognitive problems like trouble focusing and remembering things, confusion, reading difficulties, and forgetfulness were common place for me, especially this last time around.  This phenomenon has been rightfully called "baby… Continue reading Baby + Menopause = I ain’t got no brain