Butterfinger Cream Cake {Gluten Free Optional}

Pumpkin Patch Trip 2011


My family headed to our local pumpkin patch this weekend, I thought I would share a few of my favorite photos with you!  This is one of my all time favorite things to do in the fall. My son decided the best way to fully test out the pumpkins was to go for a swim in them. I think I've found one, mommy! He found … [Read more...]

Mark Horvath of InvisiblePeople.TV


This post is going to step away from cooking and recipes and focus on those who would give anything just to have a roof over their heads, a kitchen table, and food to eat. I recently had the opportunity to meet Mark Horvath, founder of InvisiblePeople.TV.  Mark has simply an incredible story that through the struggles and hardships of life he … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday


My little man turns 2 today!  I can't believe it, really when my mom used to tell me how fast I grew up, I never believed her.  That was until I had my own child.  In a blink of the eye a year goes by and then another.  Each day I just look at him and have to breathe the moment in to remember it all.  I know even on the hard days, one day I'll … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas


From my family to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! … [Read more...]

Fall Cookout


My husband and I noticed that we had a brisket and ribs in our freezer that needed to be cooked.  Since my husband LOVES to smoke meats and it just happened to be gorgeous fall weather, we decided we may as well have a fall cookout with family and friends. My husband used seasoned salt and brown sugar on the brisket and the ribs.  He put the … [Read more...]