I spent most of the weekend buried in fabric and thread. But most importantly, I had my daughter by my side. Friday evening, we unburied the sewing machine from hibernation. It is an heirloom piece, a gift that was given to me by my mother-in-law when she received an upgrade a few years ago. A… Continue reading The Crafting Duo
It was a busy weekend. Gluten Free Sugar Cookies and Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes frosted and topped with fresh sugared blueberries were made. A happy thoughts jar (a jar that contains positive thoughts, hopes and affirmations) was completed with mod podge decorative paper and I was quite thrilled with this first-time crafting project that I… Continue reading Cookies & Cupcakes & Crafts, oh my!
Much has happened over the last week or so. I had a feeling I would be a bit busier as my college semester ended, but I did not expect to be as busy as I have been. As a result, I have not been writing as much, because how can I write when I am… Continue reading A Mid-Week Check In
Recently I have been faced with several of my insecurities. It has been overwhelming as I can recall a time when I was far more secure in myself. Years ago, I was a take charge, take no prisoner, unable to waver under pressure person, or that's what I let people think. Deep down inside, I… Continue reading There’s No Crying in Cake Making
Over the weekend it dawned on me that I am in a sweet spot. This is unrelated to my current preoccupation with cake, although that IS part of it. The sweet spot is about where I am in my life at this moment in time. After being on the Bipolar roller coaster filled with dips… Continue reading The Sweet Spot
I like cake. I love cupcakes. I thoroughly enjoy the process of making cakes and cupcakes, but not pies, for some reason, I am not good when it comes to making pies. And you know now that I think about it, the same goes for cookies. Not sure why but me and cookies just don’t… Continue reading My Love for Cake
Do you ever have those days when you put on a super cute outfit and then you realize that you really don’t have anywhere to go? It’s just a normal day and you just throw something on and it is instantly spectacular? That is me today. I put in a little bit of extra effort… Continue reading All Dressed Up and No Where to Go