I may have been somewhat MIA over the last several weeks, but I promise I have not been idle. I have been hard at work on a wedding cake for a good friend of ours! When the idea first came around, it was almost a joke. You see, I have a frustrating tendency to volunteer […]
It happened. My baby turned 2! I am still not sure how this is possible, but every day he is chatting incessantly and singing songs and creating new things and just delighting us. (What a big difference from what he was doing two years ago!) For example, this morning, he wanted to play with play-doh, […]
How to Prepare a Special Feast (Without Wishing You Weren’t)
This afternoon, as I was awkwardly stuffing the contents of four sacks of groceries into my fridge, it occurred to me that we haven’t really talked about Christmas dinner. That’s partly because the entire first half of this month was a blur for me, as I spent it organizing and cooking for a multi-day party […]
Chocolate Prune Smash Cake + Curious George Party
My baby is 1!! How did that even happen? In keeping with my goal to one day turn into Annie of Annie’s Eats, I planned the heck out of a birthday party for him. I landed on a Curious George theme (from the books, not the show), because my kid looooves to investigate anything he […]
Well by now, you probably all know how much I hate fruit. But if you ever met my dad, you would seriously wonder how I turned out this way! He never met a fruit he didn’t like. In fact, he prefers fruit over chocolate (gasp)! So this year I got to play the host for […]
Guess what!? I’m a MOMMY! Little Jake couldn’t possibly be more adorable if he tried. Dave and I are busy adjusting to life as parents…and let me just say it has been an adventure so far! Our little guy is so amazing, and we are so happy that he has *finally* joined us!