When the fairs in the area are cancelled, what’s the next best thing? Hold a little fair in your backyard! We kept the guest list minimal and thankfully we have a large backyard where everyone could social distance, and we wore masks. And the weather was absolutely perfect! We couldn’t have asked for a better … Continue reading A “Fair-Themed” Gathering
I am definitely the type of person who has a hard time relinquishing control. You’ll find me asking my husband to do something for me, and I will ultimately take over because he’s doing it wrong. That, of course, translates into how I operate in the kitchen. But if my 3 year old daughter gets … Continue reading Baking With My 3 Year Old (And a Muffin Recipe!)
Alternate title: How David Was Able To Get Us Financially Secure Since March 15th our lives have been turned upside down. The resort I worked at was closed, and for the following few weeks, I was one of the few employees to still be working in the building. In the beginning of April, we were … Continue reading How We’re Managing During the Pandemic
For the first time since 2014, I find myself without a job. The circumstances at work lent itself to my leaving a company that I truly loved; it just wasn’t working out for me and my family. The parting was amicable though and it’s my understanding that should things get better (it wasn’t directly related … Continue reading Well, Now What Do I Do?
When Great Trees Fall Maya Angelou When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded beyond fear. When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare, sterile. … Continue reading A Great Soul
I think it’s no surprise that if you find me in my house for long periods of time, I’ll definitely be searching my pantry to see what I can bake with. It kind of feels like Iron Chef where I have to find the main ingredient and then work around that. Some of the main … Continue reading Days of Baking
I’ve had this page open to edit for a few weeks now, ever since I returned back to work. But between making dinners and making sure my daughter doesn’t cough on her brother (she’s getting over a cold), I haven’t had the chance to write! And I want to! I realize that I do go … Continue reading Changes
Happy 2020 everyone! How was your 2019? Apparently mine was quite busy since I haven’t been back on since March. Let’s recap my year shall we? Our little girl turned 2 in April. I can’t believe how fast she’s growing up (especially as I’m writing this, since she’ll be 3 this year!) I ran my … Continue reading Quick 2019 Recap