Piped deviled eggs on marbled serving board

Easy Deviled Eggs

These easy deviled eggs are made using a recipe that my mother always uses.  These eggs are a perfect addition to potlucks, holiday parties, and family dinners.   Boiling the Eggs Boiling an egg is fairly simple but achieving a beautiful golden color in the centers can be more difficult for some than others. After […]

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Homemade Apple Pie

This homemade apple pie is flavorful, delicious, and easy to make!  It’s the perfect pie to make for Thanksgiving or Christmas!!   Home Baked Goodness When making this pie it smells absolutely amazing in the house.  The scent of nutmeg, cinnamon, and baking apples is absolutely wonderful!  The trick to making the apples tender in […]

Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Cupcakes Recipe

This Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Cupcakes recipe is often requested for social gatherings.  These cupcakes are light, fluffy, and full of cinnamon deliciousness.  After all these years of making different types of cupcakes, these are the ones people remember!  Surprisingly easy to make, these cupcakes don’t disappoint! The Vanilla Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Cupcakes Recipe You […]

Growing My Son – A High Risk Pregnancy Story

Growing My Son – A High Risk Pregnancy Story My son was my 5th pregnancy and my 2nd living child. My pregnancy with him was the hardest physically and mentally by far.  I closed the doors on the idea of having more children after him. My experiences left my husband without a wife and my […]

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge is Pregnant Again with Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge is Pregnant Again with Hyperemesis Gravidarum   Prince William and Princess Kate are expecting their third child! They already have two children: Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Everyone loves this royal couple and they always seem to be in the news. Although the media is really great about covering […]

Hyperemesis Gravidarum – I’m a HG Survivor

Hyperemesis Gravidarum – I’m a HG Survivor   Hyperemesis Gravidarum, HG Survivor. Sounds serious, right? It is, and I was unlucky enough to be diagnosed with Hyperemesis at 4 weeks into my pregnancy. It’s a condition that affects less that 2% of pregnant women in the world. It is greatly under-researched which leaves these women undiagnosed […]

Peanut Butter Cup Fudge Recipe

Not only is this peanut butter fudge easy to make, it is also absolutely delicious. It’s both creamy and crunchy at the same time. Perfect for gifts – this Peanut Butter Cup Fudge Recipe is sure to please!       Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Peanut Butter Cup Fudge Recipe Prep Time15 minsTotal […]

Fun Things to do This Fall

Fun things to do This Fall Fall is coming! Here in Virginia the leaves are starting to fall from the trees and that oh so wonderful scent of Fall is starting to linger. The evenings are getting cooler and the mornings are filled with fresh air and morning dew. Fall is not only a beautiful […]

Monster Themed Birthday Party

Monster Themed Birthday Party A few years ago for my son’s 1st birthday party we wanted to throw a party that spoke his personality. That’s why we thought of a monster birthday party. 🙂  It was a lot of fun and my son thoroughly enjoyed his smash cake. 🙂   We made our monster cakes […]

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids

Easy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids Back to school means back to packing lunches. If you’re like me, I pack lunches everyday! Not only does it save money but it also gives me the ease of mind that my daughter is eating her lunch! Packing lunch can be repetitive and can really begin feeling like a […]