Easy Cheesecake Bake

Posted on Aug 1, 2014

A close up of the easy cheesecake  bake topped with fresh blackberriesFast, Easy, Delicious:


“I think it’s awesome and amazing and I can make it by myself!”

That quote comes straight from the mouth of our daughter who recently turned eight years old.  (Yes; I still help her with the oven.)

This easy cheesecake dessert really is simple enough that a child can make it but, it packs a deceptively complicated taste. Actually, it’s so good she chose to have this instead of birthday cake!

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Dandelions Galore!

Posted on May 7, 2014

A Learned and Lasting Love:

I love Dandelions! Their bright blossoms burst forth in joyous yellow and Reachingare one of my favorite harbingers of spring.

Although many people still tout them as a weed, more and more are starting to recognize Dandelions as a wonderful addition to their meals and their herbal medicine chest.

A weed is a flower

growing in

the wrong place.

– George Washington Carver

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Easy Cheddar-Bacon Bread

Posted on May 5, 2014

Cheddar-Bacon Bread cooling on a wooden counterThis bread is so easy to make and oh so good to eat. One taste will have you hooked and you’ll be adding this to your regular baking schedule in no time.

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Up and Running

Posted on Apr 29, 2014

When you’re a contractor’s daughter, you learn pretty quickly that your house is the last one to get fixed. Major remodels and renovations get done and your house is full of some gerberapretty cool things, but the cracked window will take forever to be replaced or the trim around a door way might take an unmentionable number of years to hang. This is because when someone else’s house “breaks”, they call your dad to come fix it. So, fix it he does, and very well might I add. ;) But, then he comes home from fixing houses all day, and never really gets around to those little things in his own home. From what I’ve gathered, this is true with most contractors, so if you’ve lived with one, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

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Shell Stitched Easter Hat

Posted on Mar 12, 2014

Shell Detail

Spring is diligently working to conquer the Beast of Winter, and what is more Springy than a floppy-brimmed Easter hat?

So, doing my part to aid in Spring’s arrival, I sat down and designed such a hat for our youngest.

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