Whiney Whine Whine

Marriage, motherhood, Whiney Wednesday

Simplemama’s Today I was thinking about whining, which is appropriate since it is Whiney Wednesday. I was thinking about motherhood and the many trials and difficulties it entails. It’s not all “sparkles and rainbows” like my friend Mary points out. But, I have to say that even while I talk about my whines and all […]

November 17, 2010

A Catholic Mom’s Holiday Play Book


Today I shared some holiday survival tips at Catholic Mom. You can read through it for ideas for making your own Moms’ Holiday Play Book. How do you get through Advent and Christmas and live to tell about it?

November 17, 2010

I’ve been working in the kitchen…

Around the House, Food, motherhood, Random

all the live-long day….or at least all day long every day since November 1st. I’ve been somewhat consumed with food lately. I’ve already ranted about the inconvenience of convenience food. I did buy a bunch of convenience food last month and while there were definitely some major bonuses (less stress, less clean-up, husband actually cooked […]

November 14, 2010

Chocolate Dinosaur Birthday Cake


(idea inspired by google searches for for dinosaure cake & recipe from FamilyFun Birthday Cakes: 50 Cute & Easy Party Treats) Chocolate Cake The devil’s food recipe makes a moist cake, perfect for a chocolate lover’s birthday party. 1 ½ cups water 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 cup canola oil 1 cup granulated sugar ¾ […]

October 19, 2010