Weekend Recap and a Coconut Cake Recipe

Weekend Recap and a Coconut Cake Recipe

  How was your Easter spent?  Did you go to church?  Did you spend it at home or did you go out?   My Easter was quiet and relaxing and spent at home with my family.   I watched my son explore the contents of his first Easter basket and no, 6 months old is not too young for an Easter Basket.   I skipped the candy for obvious reasons; he can’t eat them and I would have been the one inhaling the...Read more …
Christmas Recap and a giveaway

Christmas Recap and a giveaway

Well Christmas has come and gone, I hope you all had a fabulous day filled with lots of love.   I spent the holiday entertaining my mom who’s here from New York City, my in-laws as well as friends.  It was a wonderful day filled with laughter and lots of food. I started preparing for Christmas day from Thursday.  I set my table by using garland, candles and various ornaments I purchased at Walmart.   I mixed the old with the new...Read more …
Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

One of my traditions at Christmas is to bake cookies and send to my friends and family.  Normally I would bake an assortment of cookies such as my favorite Jam Thumbprints, shortbread and also candied nuts.  This year I didn’t have the time to do that much baking so I selected an easy cookie recipe.  I made a yummy white chocolate frosting to go with it and had fun with the decorating.  They turned out…rustic.    I love my imperfect cookies....Read more …
My favorite time of year

My favorite time of year

Phase 1 of my holiday decorating is complete.  I’ve decked the halls with lights, hung the wreaths over the fireplace and on my front door and my tree is up.  I started a few days late this year because I was in New York City for Thanksgiving.    My first full day at home was Wednesday and I got right to it. I pulled out my decorations, which were so carefully packed the year before.   It was time for inventory, to...Read more …