Updated for 2021. Originally posted February 2015 I don't know about you, but I ALWAYS seem to wait until the last minute to pick up classroom Valentine's for my kids. You know how it goes, you see them in the stores and think "There's still time to pick up something. I'll buy them next … [Read more...] about Printable Valentine’s Day Cards
After we got engaged Colm and I talked a lot about where to get married. We had no family in Connecticut (we didn't move to North Carolina until much later) and I really didn't want to go back to Iowa to get married when most of our friends were out East. Colm joked that we should get married in … [Read more...] about Carolina Sweet Tart
Many moons ago, when I was in college, there was this "totally awesome" drink made out of Everclear called Purple Passion. It came in a 4 pack or a 2 liter bottle, tasted a little like grape soda on steroids and was very popular with college girls (of legal drinking age, of course) because it didn't … [Read more...] about Purple Passion Potion #5
Do you or someone you know suffer from Oreo addiction? Then this Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cake with Oreo Buttercream recipe is for you! Now, to be honest, I don't LOVE Oreo cookies the way most people do. Occasionally, I will get a craving, but honestly I'd rather have a homemade cookie. But I … [Read more...] about Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cake with Oreo Buttercream
I love to bake. I don't do it as much as my kids would like, but when I do bake, I do it well! (Bread and cookies are my specialties, they never last longer than a few minutes in the house unless I bake when the kids aren't home, lol). This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe of all time. … [Read more...] about Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever!
Put the mm in your summer with this yummy frozen Strawberry Starburst cocktail! I "invented" the Frozen Strawberry Starburst a couple of years ago after a particularly bad day. Everything that could go wrong, did; and then to top it off our A/C stopped working! I needed something to cool me … [Read more...] about Put the MM in Summer with my Frozen Strawberry Starburst