What makes the perfect cake?

Birthdays are a labor of love.  Simple or complex the effort that goes into it comes from the heart. As the oldest of four I had plenty of awesome birthday parties before I had to share the limelight with my siblings.  My dad continued to make the effort up until I was a teen.  I … [Read more…]

Power Rangers Unite!

All week it was bright and warm.  The one day in the week I planned for Lil Man’s birthday was blah… Seriously all wet, gray, and windy. The very next day, in the wee hours of the morning… the sky decided to get the blah out of its system.  I awoke today to another bright, … [Read more…]

Happy Birthday Lil Dragon

Lil Man’s other name is Lil Dragon 🙂 Happy Birthday! Shortly after arriving at my Mom’s place in Monterey, California it was Michiel’s birthday… on Superbowl Sunday 🙂 His big brother Nicko wanted to BarB-Q and I have to say he did a good job too! Look at the spread we put together!  We had … [Read more…]

Happy Birthday!

November 18th Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse! Yes ~ this is a truly awesome day, 10 years ago a baby boy entered this world  and changed my life. (Forget the 9 months in the Uterus, I was going to ignore my changing body  as a sign of things to come) As he was my first – … [Read more…]