Happy Birthday Lilly!

Today is Lilly’s birthday. She came sailing into the world like she was in a hurry and she’s been in a hurry ever since. Once in awhile she holds still long enough for me to take her picture. She’s becoming quite the beauty, I think. Her eyes have always been blue with a spark of […]

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Make a Card For Mom at Cardstore.com

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!  I admit it always sneaks up on me and if it weren’t for the darling homemade gifts my kids bring home from school, the holiday would flash right by unnoticed.  It’s a good thing I was invited by Cardstore.com to make a card for my mom or I […]

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Shopping With Friends (Part Two)

This post sponsored by Gymboree. Shop Gymboree for clothing for newborns, toddlers and children up to size 12. Bring a friend to a Gymboree store and sign up for Gymboree Rewards together and you’ll both SAVE 25% off an in-store purchase. B in front of Gymboree I’m happy to report on my shopping adventures with Carrian.  She and […]

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Fyrstekake (Norwegian Cardamom-Almond Tart)

Becky and I are baking together again.  This month we’re sharing Scandinavian holiday recipes.  Becky is Swedish and I am 1/4 Norwegian.  And proud of it! My maternal grandfather was full Norwegian.  His father was in immigrant from Karmøy, a small island southwest of Haugesand.  We were lucky to be able to visit Norway, including […]

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