Monthly Archives: December 2017

Red Velvet Cake (Dye Free!)

I love Red Velvet Cake for the holidays.  I don’t love the obscene amount of red dye, though it is beautiful.  After researching vegetable dyes, I was not thrilled with the light pink color that natural, store bought dyes gave.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Treasures

Good morning!  I’m up early, with a few moments to myself before the craziness of Christmas takes on a life of its own. Yesterday, my oldest son and I baked all manner of things, some of which I will spotlight … Continue reading

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The Best Gifts to Give

First: My blog is getting a little facelift…and we’ve got some cool things we are looking forward to in 2018.  In the meantime, growth is messy, so please excuse our mess.  Thank you for understanding! Second: A short piece of … Continue reading

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Better Not Pout

Recently, while allowing myself a rare hair appointment, I read an article about the many traits and habits of highly successful individuals.  One of the most common traits is resilience- something that is, I believe, a learned response to adversity.  … Continue reading

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Finding Joy In this Season

The holiday season is upon us, and though it is touted as the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” it can become a time of elevated expectations, stress, and strife.  The lines are clogged at the malls and grocery stores, … Continue reading

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