Posted in December 2012

2012 – Not bad for our 1st 3 months

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

{Written by: The Mama} Merry Christmas Everyone! We will be playing hookie from blogland until after the New Year. I have managed to swing a much-needed vacation away from work until January 2nd. I am spending as much of my free time taking in all the is so wonderful about the time of year. Baking, playing … Continue reading

Cool Whip Spice Cake Cookies

Cool Whip Spice Cake Cookies

{Written by: The Mama} Allow me to introduce you to some of the easiest tastiest cookies you can make. I originally found the recipe here. I took these to our potluck at work and they received tons of praise. Ingredients: 1 Box Cake Mix – Any Flavor (I used Spice Cake) 2 Eggs 1 Container … Continue reading

Cookie Exchange Party

Cookie Exchange Party

{Written by: The Mrs.} About a week ago my good friend, Rhonda had a Cookie Exchange at her house. If you’ve never been to one of these then the next time someone invites you, GO! Lots of Fun!    The way her party was set up was we each made a single kind of cookie and … Continue reading

Play Day with Grandma

Play Day with Grandma

{Written by: The Mrs.} So last weekend I got to spend the day with my granddaughters. I planned a few holiday activities and we had us some fun.   One of the simplest things my 2 year old granddaughter,  Taylor, and I had fun with was Christmas cookies. I didn’t want to lose her attention with … Continue reading

Chocolate Kiss Pie Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Pie Cookies

{Written By: The Mrs.} Simplest cookie ever!   Ingredients: Chocolate kisses Frozen flat pie dough, thawed 1 Egg white whisked w/ 1 Tbsp. water Sugar Okay these cookies are so quick and easy. I saw them on Pinterest of course. Recipe from the Picky Palate.    All you do is lay out your pie dough, … Continue reading

Got funky towels?

{Written by: The Mama} Okay, so I’m cheap. Like really cheap. Don’t judge, I just have a hard time spending hard-earned money. One thing I have been dreading to buy is new bathroom towels. The ones we have now aren’t terribly worn, or frayed, no holes. But they have the funk. You know what I’m talking … Continue reading

Lemon Blueberry Bread

Lemon Blueberry Bread

{Written by: The Mrs.} A quick thank you to Erica’s Sweet Tooth (and I guess originally Sweet Pea’s Kitchen) for sharing this recipe.   This bread/cake is wonderful, it reminds me of a whiskey cake recipe my mother gave me, in its syrupy goodness.   Recipe is Erica’s Sweet Tooth’s adaptation from Sweet Pea’s Kitchen … Continue reading

First Time with my Silhouette Cameo

First Time with my Silhouette Cameo

{Written by: The Mama} So over the Thanksgiving holiday I jumped on the black friday bandwagon and with my husband’s go-ahead, ordered myself a Silhouette Cameo. I managed to find the link that included the Designer Edition software for free. I also ordered a vinyl starter kit, heat transfer starter kit, 2 spatulas (1 for … Continue reading

Calling All Bloggers!

{Written by: The Mama} Tis’ the season for giving. We would like to give some of our wonderful readers and followers the opportunity to write a guest post for us. Anything craft, food, or kid/family related will work for us. In addition to this guest spot we will also annouce it on Twitter and Pin … Continue reading