Salted Caramel Sauce

I’ve been trying REALLY, REALLY trying hard to eat healthier. And when I say ‘HEALTHIER’ I don’t mean dieting or counting calories. I just mean ‘HEALTHIER’ like trying to eat fresh foods, even organic if possible, and the most difficult part is I’m watching my sugar intake. Oh, how I L-O-V-E sweets. They truly are…

Slow Cooker Rhubarb Crisp

I swear rhubarb is one of the easiest and most forgiving veggies out there. They have to be to grow in my garden. Especially since its one of those plants that I pretty much ignored throughout the year. Except, of course, this time of year! When the stalks are most abundant and at their juiciest best!…

DIY Mudroom Reveal!

Have I ever told you about the closet just off from our foyer? The one that had the plastic shutter doors with the knobs that had little kids sitting by the beach on them? And did I ever mention how much those cheap doors that collected dust and always jammed annoyed me? No?  Well, they…

When a day changes everything!

I’ve thought about this post for a very long time. I’ve even attempted to write it a few times, but with no success.   But… #Today isn’t just a day, it is an opportunity. So here goes… Over a year ago, I made a HUGE decision in my life. It wasn’t an easy one. In fact,…

Family Fun in the Sun!

Happy August ya’ all! Hubby and I are definitely having a hard time getting back  to the grindstone of ‘real’ life- after enjoying our fun (and relaxing) week long vacation! Although we have another vacation planned for later this summer-(traveling)-I can’t tell you how AMAZING this one was-because… There was no plan! It was simply…

Peach Cobbler

This past weekend I celebrated my 50th birthday! I know. I know. As my dad use to say…. ‘Uffda!’ BTW-for those of you who aren’t familiar, that’s Norwegian for ‘HOLY COW you’re a half a century old!’ Of course, I’m not the only one in my family who reached a milestone birthday. My niece and…