Mother’s Day: Mama Knows Best (…And So Does Dad)

I wasn’t able to spend Mother’s Day with my mom this year, but I did send her a small care package with this very appropriate card. My mom is my confidant. Her courage and her strength is unbelievable. (And so is her determination to buy every book and scrapbooking accessory created. :-P <– It doesContinue reading “Mother’s Day: Mama Knows Best (…And So Does Dad)”

Cinnamon Churro Cupcakes

In a month, I’ll be exploring the sights and sounds of New Orleans for the very first time. (There will be beignets! And yes, I do plan to blog about the best bites discovered from my NOLA adventures. :) These cupcakes remind me of a different type of “donut” – the churro. A good churroContinue reading “Cinnamon Churro Cupcakes”

Tie-Dye Cupcakes: The Go Blue Batch

To prepare for a bus ride from Michigan back to Chicago, I stopped in the community library’s bookstore for reading materials and a few DVDs. For $10, I picked up several¬†Cooking Light issues, American History X and Hairspray on DVD, and the book,¬†In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson. (I’m reading Larson’s Devil inContinue reading “Tie-Dye Cupcakes: The Go Blue Batch”