June’s Yum-Yum Bars

Our girls had been eagerly anticipating my upcoming birthday.  They were so excited about their plan to celebrate it, they could hardly contain themselves....

It’s a Contest! Win Tastefully Simple!

Please meet my friend Karen, a Tastefully Simple consultant who lives in Woodbury, Minnesota.  She loves being a wife and mother, and fills her...

Rhubarb-Berry Crumbles

This recipe begs me to tie some gingham ribbon around my braids and spread out a blanket for a country style picnic.  In my...

Colorful Drink Charms (and freakish confessions)

I must confess, I’m somewhat of a freak collector of curling ribbon.  (If you look under the bed in our spare bedroom, you’ll know...

Roasted Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette

Each spring I look forward to the arrival of beautiful fresh asparagus.  I can remember going hunting for it with Mom when I was...

Strawberry Cupcakes with Yellow Butterflies

Today my baby turned 3! Happy birthday sweet Tessa! I could just see the gears turning in that little 2-year-old head. My youngest daughter,...