I know that you all know how much I truly love my mother. The things she and I have been through the last two years have made us stronger than ever. She is indeed my best friend, confidant, and amazing … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day and Weathervane in Chapel Hill
I guess grief comes out differently for everyone. It also seems to come out at different times for everyone as well. It’s impacted a lot in my life lately, hence the absence (although … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to all of the women in my life!
This one is from Mom for Sundays with Friends, in honor of my birthday. Love you, Mom! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 29 years ago today, I met the love of my life. Not the romantic love of my life, but the person that … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: Happy Birthday! You are my sunshine, my only sunshine…..
There’s always those moments in life that you don’t want to repeat. Then there are the moments in life that you would repeat over and over again. This past Wednesday was one of those days. As you may have already … Continue reading Apples for Strawberries
I do have to give my apologies first hand. I will not be posting my grandmother’s recipe for Banana Pudding on here. I am sure there are many that are like hers, but I am pulling the “It’s a secret” … Continue reading Never made from a mix, always from scratch…
In the end, just like in life, it’s the little added touches that make everything worthwhile. Whether it is something as simple as a kind smile added to your day from a stranger, or a special delivery coming in the … Continue reading Caking with Mom: The Final Touch of Love
With every beautiful sweater cake, you need to make sure all details are done. Right down to the seam on the front and down to the tie on the ribbon of the booties. Yes, I said booties. *smiles* Super cute … Continue reading Caking with Mom: Tying up some booties…
Ok, folks. This is the first of the last three Caking with Mom postings. I am so thankful for everyone that has read every single one of these in the series. Your support is truly appreciated. And, I can honestly … Continue reading Caking with Mom: Design Time!
Sooooooooooooo, I didn’t mean to, but I did tell a slight fib….icing is coming. But, we have to prep the cake first. Mom had to first cut the cake to specifications before icing it. You can use many tools you … Continue reading Caking with Mom: Prepping the Cake for Perfection
This entry is dedicated solely to the pictures that make my mouth water and cause drool to drip onto my good shirts… This cake is for a little girl’s baby shower. Of course, it had to be a pretty pink. … Continue reading Caking with Mom: It’s almost done…