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I Forgot to Make the Doughnuts!

  Dates sneak up on me these days. Is it because time is just flying by too fast or is it that I have really become that unorganized? Either way, I think I’ll lean towards the first excuse. Life is zooming by at lightening speed! Two of my favorite food bloggers, Peabody and Tartlette are […]

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A Chocolate Dipping Adventure

I was contacted by Hotel Chocolat a couple of weeks ago asking if I would be interested in reviewing one of their chocolate products. (Again, new bloggers…one more reason to have a place for your readers to contact you on your blog!) You may have remembered a post last week telling you how one of […]

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The Fertilizer of Life

  Vote for me in the Death by Chocolate contest   I had the opportunity to go to a half day retreat at our church this past weekend. Sister Charlotte White was the retreat leader and the retreat was entitled "Stardust and Pig Wallows." This retreat came at such a good time for me. I […]

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A Cup of Comfort

Don’t forget to head over to Hotel Chocolat to enter to win a selection of chocolate from their luxury collection. One of my readers is guaranteed to win! Enter to win by going HERE. The other day, I made no secret of the fact that winter depresses me. I have never understood how people in […]

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Win a Luxury Chocolate Gift!

OK – if you have been thinking about blogging and have yet to do so… let me give you one good reason to start. Amazing opportunities fall into your lap if you devote yourself to your blog. Amazing opportunities? Oh surely you think I am talking about book deals, travel adventures, hob nobbing with the […]

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Winter Funk

I am in a major funk. I have no idea what is wrong with me lately, but I just feel like getting back into bed each morning and pulling the covers over my head until winter passes. I’m sick of the snow. I’m sick of the frigid temperatures. I’m sick of the gray and gloomy […]

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Adopt a Blogger 2

I have had so much interest in the Adopt a Blogger event that I have decided to host a second one… but it won’t be for a month or so. If you have indicated in a different post that you are intersted in signing up to be adopted or to adopt someone and it was […]

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Tips for the Aspiring Blogger

  I feel almost silly writing out tips for bloggers… I am not nearly as accomplished at blogging as some of the people out there, but I get asked questions about it often, so I thought that in honor of the Adopt a Blogger event going on, I would throw my two cents into the […]

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Oh, Gourmet… You Tease!

  I had torn up my "Final Notice" subscription renewal form from Gourmet magazine. I had convinced myself that I no longer needed to see the magazine monthly and that not renewing my subscription would be one small step I could take towards budgeting in the new year. The truth is, I haven’t been overly […]

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A First Loss

Jacob lost his first tooth on Saturday. We had gone bowling Friday morning and when he got into the car he said "Hey Mom… my tooth is loose!" When I went to look at it, it was very loose. For the rest of that day, Jacob had his tongue on his tooth and his finger […]

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