Improvised ‘new road’ cake


Our first-born son loves building. To say he gets excited when he sees a new road being built is an understatement and he gets ecstatic when we get to drive on a fresh smooth new road. So he requested a ‘new road’ cake for his 5th birthday this year. I wasn’t sure exactly how I’d […]

October 19, 2011

Tomato Cucumber Salad

Food, Random

Next up in the Summer Salad Series by Martha is the Tomato Cucumber Salad. I really love tomato cucumber salads; they are simple and fresh and easy to make. This recipe was a little different than my usual with the balsamic vinegar which added a different taste and look which was nice but not necessary […]

August 24, 2011

Movies I remember

Listmania, Random

During Lent this year my husband came up with a crazy idea–give up movies and TV during the week. At first I was not all that excited about this. 1. I didn’t think I was attached enough to those things. 2. Therefore it wouldn’t be that much of a sacrifice. By the end of Lent […]

July 16, 2011

measure of a year


How does one measure a year? In 525,600 Minutes? In minutes, hours, days or weeks, months? Maybe by moments, celebrations, special events, accomplishments, or special memories? There are many ways one could measure a year or even a lifetime. When asked what my favorite memory of 2010 was, I had to think long and hard but […]

December 31, 2010