The Top 5 Unicorn Cakes

My daughter's fourth birthday is quickly approaching. This year she has requested a princess-themed birthday party and a unicorn cake. We recently saw a unicorn cake in the Walmart bakery, but I was floored to see the price. $58.00? Really? I don't like cakes that come from grocery store bakeries because they never taste as … Continue reading The Top 5 Unicorn Cakes


Thinking of My Father as My Birthday Approaches

Note: I originally posted this three years ago, but thought it was appropriate to revisit, as my birthday is tomorrow. My birthday is approaching and I wonder if he remembers the significance of the date? Will he think about me on my birthday? Each day since becoming a parent I am amazed by my child. … Continue reading Thinking of My Father as My Birthday Approaches

Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know

Hi guys! Inspired by a blog post I recently read, I thought it would be fun to share some facts about myself that I haven't written about before. I wasn't sure what to include, so I just started writing. A lot of it is totally random! I hope you find it interesting and I would … Continue reading Getting to Know Me: Random Facts You Probably Don’t Know

A Year of Oscar

My little man has just turned one. It is hard to believe that we have been a family of four for that long. Changing from a family of three to a family of four was harder than changing from a family of two to a family of three. All our routines were upended. In the … Continue reading A Year of Oscar

The Teavana Perfectea Maker

When my sister told me she had mailed my birthday present and it is, "one of my favorite things in the whole world," I was intrigued, especially because my sister always finds the best gifts.  After excitedly waiting, yesterday I received my gift and it is pretty awesome.  She sent me the Teavana Starter Kit … Continue reading The Teavana Perfectea Maker