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Kyla’s Birth Story

Kyla’s Birth Story

This was the weirdest labor experience I’ve ever had. Wednesday night (10/12) my water broke sort of, and then somehow sealed back up within 24 hours. I didn’t know that was possible but I guess it is! Wednesday night: contractions for about 2 hours, 30 […]

Our Huge Secret

Our Huge Secret

Late one night in early January, as I sat on the kitchen counter chatting with Scott about the possibility of expanding our family, these words accidentally popped out of my mouth: “It would have to be now and it would have to be a surprise […]

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Over the weekend Scott and I celebrated our 6th anniversary. Don’t worry, I won’t bore you with all the mushy, gushy details, instead you get to hear about The Time Someone Scared the Crap Out Of Me.   I ran to the store for a […]

Natural Eczema Relief again

Natural Eczema Relief again

Eczema is a beast. In my previous post about Natural Eczema Relief, I wrote a little bit about our experience and the many, many things we’ve tried without success. Today I’m sharing some pictures and some snippets of my understanding of Eczema. Here’s a couple […]

Natural Eczema Relief

Natural Eczema Relief

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted anything. I’ve honestly switched gears a little and I’m pursuing some other interests at this time. Especially since I’m still struggling with the whole: plan a meal, cook a meal, photograph a meal, edit pictures of food, write […]

Wonder where I’ve been?

Wonder where I’ve been?

I have some explaining to do around here.   When I first launched my blog back in December, I was so excited and gung ho about it. I was on a roll: cooking, photographing, editing, and posting. I loved it. Then something unexpected happened: I […]

Texas Fudge Cake

Texas Fudge Cake

  Ready for some seriously delicious chocolate cake? While some might think it’s just another sheet cake, my family and I submit that it is not! Thus, we lovingly call it Texas FUDGE Cake. In case you can’t tell from the pictures, the frosting is […]

Lemon Pudding Poke Cake & a Tribute to Grandma

Lemon Pudding Poke Cake & a Tribute to Grandma

**Originally posted on November 17, 2013**   This is a cake I cannot take any credit for. Everyone, meet my Grandma Christensen. Otherwise known as Zoe (rhymes with boy, not zoh-ee), otherwise nicknamed Zeke and Zed with Grandpa (I’m still not sure which is which…). […]

Blake’s Freak Accident

Blake’s Freak Accident

The injury happened on Thursday night, November 14th, around 5 pm. Blake and I were in the kitchen and he had a little, soft plastic, almost soccer ball sized ball, he was playing with and kicking around. I turned my back to turn on the […]


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