Homemade Gingerbread House 

What do you get when you combine a mom who likes to bake, Christmas, and a toddler who is allergic to dairy and peanuts?

A lot…and I mean a lot of Christmas baking. But, more specifically, a homemade gingerbread house. Continue reading “Homemade Gingerbread House “

De-licious chocolate cake and lemon pie 

Dry cake? Dead cake (also known as cake that tastes like cardboard)? Not here!

A few months ago I stumbled upon a perfect chocolate cake recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch. I will never use a boxed chocolate cake mix again. This cake turns out every time and is so moist. I often make my cakes a day or two in advance – and I still never have trouble with this cake being dry.  Continue reading “De-licious chocolate cake and lemon pie “

Cardboard Playhouse Magic

Magic! Absolute magic!

I have a busy toddler who is easily bored. His primary activity of choice lately is whacking things with mini sticks. He calls it hockey, and well, he’s not completely wrong. Is just not a whole lot of fun for me – or his baby brother.  Continue reading “Cardboard Playhouse Magic”

Simple snowmen

My husband saved me four short pieces of deck board and brought them into the house. The only problem was that I changed my mind and no longer wanted to do the project I had intended to do with them.

Enter the simple snowmen.  Continue reading “Simple snowmen”