Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Cookie Dough Cupcakes–Birthday Tradition!

I’m not sure what it says about me that my favorite food is cookie dough, but I do know that for as much raw cookie dough as I’ve consumed in my lifetime without getting salmonella, I’m either the luckiest girl on the planet or it’s not a real thing. Regardless, I’m not willing to risk it for my […] Read more…

6 Amazing Christmas Treats You'll Crave Every Year

6 Amazing Christmas Treat Recipes You’ll Crave Every Year!

Today I got together with my Mother & Sisters-in-Love for the ultimate Christmas treat bake-a-thon! With White Christmas on in the background and our handy aprons (<–see what I did there? ;-)) tied snug, we got to mixing! My mom-in-love, Sheila, shared two nostalgic treats she always loved growing up: the Marshmallow Christmas Wreaths & […] Read more…

House Before

1 Question Homebuyers MUST Ask Before Renovating!

It goes without saying that renovations take a lot of planning and budgeting! It’s biblical. You do not want to break ground until you have fully counted all the costs. There are 3 basic categories in home renovations that need to be considered in planning mode: “the bones”, “the cosmetics”, and “the add-ons.” The bones […] Read more…

The House Story

The House: Babies, bones & going broke

My husband and I married a year to the day after our first date. We held our wedding in the front yard of a 650 square foot barn apartment we lived in exchange for my work as a homeschool teacher. Another year later, we were pregnant (SURPRISE!). While we weren’t planning on having a baby so […] Read more…