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Baked Goods = Love

Written for Just Baking on the Well Fed Network   There used to be a time when I did not see the point of making homemade cookies. Why bother with all the trouble when you can get refrigerated cookie dough? What could be easier than snipping open the package, slicing some dough and then baking […]

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A Clown Proposal

  Kelly got proposed to by this clown a couple of weeks ago when we were at the rodeo. A couple of days ago at dinner time she was really sad and quiet. I asked her what was wrong and she said "Mommy…do I really have to marry that clown?" It was such a cute […]

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Cravings

Crave: to want greatly : to yearn for: to have a strong or inward desire  Oh, I know all about cravings. Cravings are getting up in the middle of the night to make scones because you cannot get them out your mind.  Cravings are my 13 year old nephew walking one and a half miles […]

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This Calls for Something Strong

  Whew – it has been a long week! I spent this past week teaching preschool crafts to 100 3 and 4 your olds for our church Vacation Bible School program. Yes…100 three and four year old children came through our classroom each day to learn a message and do a craft each day. I […]

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June 2007 Issue of Gourmet Magazine

Written for Paper Palate on the Well Fed Network I ran into a slight dilemma when I sat down to write my article about the June 2007 issue of Gourmet magazine. I opened up the magazine to find page after page after page torn out. No, my kids did not get a hold of the […]

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Smashing Berries

  There is nothing out there that is quite as gratifying to me as smashing, kneading, chopping, beating, etc. the heck out of food. When I am stressed, give me a recipe that calls for doing something inhumane to the ingredients and by the time I have an end product, my stress is gone. This […]

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Taking Bets

One day Ella looks like she is going to be blonde, the next day her hair looks as red as can be. This photo was taken today… what do you think? Do we have a blondie or a redhead?  

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What Kind of Mom Am I?

  What kind of mom am I? I dare to say that I, Kristen…mother of three, am a very selfish mom. My youngest daughter turned one this past Sunday. The weekend before we had a family birthday party for her and my good friend Sara made her a gorgeous individual cake to dig her little […]

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Happy Birthday Ella

My sweet Ella turned one this past Sunday. I remember back to a year ago when I was in labor. I had done this two times before, so I knew what labor was. I absolutely KNEW I was in labor. My husband and I walked out of the Di Vinci Code, called my parents who […]

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Our Favorite Burger

  I missed the deadline, darnit! Paul’s Big Burger Ballyhoo is an event I wanted to enter and I just noticed that the deadline was midnight last night. I’m going to try to sneak this in… maybe he’ll let me squeak by! I just wanted to write a quick post about our favorite way to […]

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