What I Know for Sure

I’ve never really been great with understanding how I feel and then expressing it in words. So often I hear or read something and get goosebumps because it’s exactly how I feel; I just never realized it or knew how to explain it. Does that make sense? I think this is why certain books, songs, […]

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Breakfast Pies

Looks like it’s recipe week again on IBC. I hope you don’t mind. For five years, I was the breakfast cook (dare I say, chef) at my little B&B. I made breakfast almost every single day for up to 12 people. A typical breakfast included pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, and some baked sweet. […]

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Chocolate Skillet Cake

It’s official. Chocolate cake made with a bit of peanut butter and served with a dollop of ice cream just might be the cure for everything. Friends, this week has been a bear. A pipe in my garage froze and burst, the comparison monster reared its ugly head, and I’m working on a really great, […]

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Bacon, Onion, and Goat Cheese Pasta

I’m always searching for really good recipes to serve during these cold months before the arrival of spring. I want something fresh, but I still need it to be filling because it’s 7 degrees outside. This recipe for Bacon, Onion, and Goat Cheese Pasta is just that. I actually found this via Martha Stewart. Since […]

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Freakin’ Weekend

Well, another Friday is upon us. Despite the sub-zero temperatures most of the week, I made the best of things and started crossing off a few things that have been on my to-do list for too long. I’m also super excited that we are nearing the end of February. I hope that means warmer temperatures […]

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DIY Tassel Garland

Today I’m going to tell you how I made the DIY Tassel Garland you saw in the photos from my mom’s 60th birthday party this past weekend. Although this project will take some time, it’s very simple and cost effective. Plus, when your guests find out you actually made the garland, their response will be […]

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Roasted Parmesan Garlic Shrimp

I was so happy that the menu for my mom’s 60th birthday bash turned out just as I’d planned. Other than buying way too much food (a bad habit of mine), everything was delicious and went off without a hitch. I wanted to serve a classy appetizer that would be quick to make, yet very […]

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Love Triangle

First, I want to say thank you for all the love on yesterday’s birthday recap post. You are the best! Secondly, I want to share this space with you today. I’m not apologizing for it, but I am warning you – it’s not completely styled or looking its best yet. However, I did want to […]

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60th Birthday Celebration

Friends, I wish I could tell you where last week went. I got into whirlwind party planning mode and could. not. stop. As I explained earlier last week, this past Saturday we celebrated my mom’s birthday at my house. I was clearly reminded that there’s nothing like having a party at your house to get […]

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