making me happy

  Chocolate Birthday Cake.  Making this triple chocolate cake for my husband’s birthday made me happy. Last year I bought donuts and stacked them for his cake and this year I really wanted to make a cake for him. He loved it and I saved myself a piece to enjoy for a later time when […]

november in pictures

I love doing these posts at the end of the month, a quick snap shot of what happened in the month. As I was perusing my phone for the pictures, I saw a repeated theme, that was FOOD! I’ve worked hard to simplify our life and not over commit ourselves and to keep it simple […]

october in pictures

I loved October. It felt balanced and all around good vibes. Fall décor at the house. Loving the white small pumpkins. We did the Breast Cancer Walk, my brothers and sisters joined me and the weather was great. I’m thinking of framing that palm tree picture I took below. I wore pink shoes, pink jacket […]

september thru instagram

I always ask myself at the end of the month, “what did we do this month”?”.  I won’t remember off bat  but if I look at my instagram account or my Iphone camera roll, it pretty much captures our life in pictures.  I made extra effort to be outdoors in September, knowing the colder and […]

valentine’s day 2014

Our first Valentine’s Day as a family of three was a memorable one. I’m always mindful of those “firsts” moments, now that our family has grown to three.  I know that baby won’t remember his first year, but it’s special to include him in all our celebration and I want to look back on his […]