Advent – You Know that Thing Before Christmas

I love this season. As a kid and even a young mother October 1 marked the beginning of t he build up to Halloween followed by the build up to Thanksgiving and then we could finally start talking about Christmas. I wrote about my love for Fall in a recent blog. What I have noticed,…

I heard you were awesome so I baked a cake!

Growing up in the south, food was such a big part of our lives. Holidays, birthdays, Sundays or any celebration like good grades on a report card or Wednesday, always centered around food and the¬†end of every good feast, the dessert. As a kid I ¬†remember the women in our family would begin planning for…