Life’s Batter with Cake

Life’s Batter with Cake

We're big fans of sweet treats in our house. Big. HUGE (cue Julia Roberts). When we run errands, I can always count on Piper piping up and asking, "Mommy... are we getting a sweet treat?" And of course, the answer is always "yes" because life is short and dessert is SO good. Sweet treats above [...]

I sure do like those Christmas cookies, sugar

I sure do like those Christmas cookies, sugar

Confession: I've spent a good bit of my adult life thinking sugar cookie artists are nuts for charging $3+ a cookie, but after a deplorable baking episode this week, I have newfound respect and unadulterated adoration for their inimitable talent and desperately knead to issue a baker's dozen of apologies. Seriously. We are not worthy. [...]

The Housewife Hives

The Housewife Hives

Motherhood is not for the faint of heart. You surrender your body for nine months awaiting a slippery, helpless, hungry human to come barreling out. Then once the new babe is on the outside, you're involuntarily flooded with turbulent emotions that drive you to somehow keep a tiny human fed, dry and warm. Alive. Then they [...]