Category Archives: Bars and Slices

♥ As you may have heard, we’re in need of a little cheer around here today, something bright, warm and autumnal looking.. like these Carrot Cake Jam Bars. Having an unexpected snow day meant running outside at 7:00 am in one’s robe to smash the snow off of precious groaning tree limbs, many around the city snapped […]

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It’s hard to take risks, sticking yourself out there can be nerve wracking. My kids and their friends are looking for summer employment and, while it’s only temporary, they’d like it to be something they can add to their skill set on their resume. Ours is a boom town, which means job opportunities, but also […]

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It’s no surprise to most of you that I love hearts.. { like these Blushing Marshmallow Hearts } Soon it will be Valentine’s Day.. I’ll never forget the packages of Valentine’s my students brought to Kindergarten, each one signed in pencil and stashed into their friend’s heart-shaped pouch. ♥ I wanted to look back at […]

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grace “I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.” { Anne Lamott }   in loving memory of Philip John Carroll  1.28.60 ~ 12.14.12 ♥ wishing you all grace and peace this holiday season may […]

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Sometimes we are blessed with the love and guidance of parents and, if we’re lucky, we are blessed to have a close relationship with our grandparents ♥ My Granny was the “go to” person when my parents “didn’t (or wouldn’t?) understand”. She was my “home away from home” on summer holidays, the purveyor of vintage […]

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