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Recipe: Pumpkin Bars & fresh whipped cream

Recipe: Pumpkin Bars & fresh whipped cream

One of the best things about having lived in so many different places is the different recipes I’ve come across. I’ve been so blessed to know some very talented women who have all been very generous in sharing their recipes with me. Case in point, this recipe for Pumpkin Bars. Continue reading



How To Emboss Wood – Part 1, Piping Style

How To Emboss Wood – Part 1, Piping Style

If you want to learn how to emboss pictures frames, you've come to the right place.  Today I’m going to show you how to emboss on a flat wood picture frame using the cake decorator style of embossing, aka The Piping Method. Here’s what you’ll need to start:  Smart Non-Shrink Wall Continue reading



Happy Birthday to….Us?!

Happy Birthday to….Us?!

I started out the New Year on make-good that I owed my family. See, in 2010, I let my people down. How’s that? I failed to make a single birthday cake the whole year. I have a whole list of good excuses, that I won’t bore you with. On New Year’s day, I found myself with not much to do, so I decided Continue reading



Man-Sized Chili

Man-Sized Chili

Seems like I'm always telling you my dirty little secrets, so I might as well share another one with all ya'll. I don't like to cook.I don't like all the mental energy that goes into. Figuring out what to make. Shopping for all the ingredients. Preparing the food. Cleaning up afterwards. Meh. It's Continue reading