Planning a Camping Trip via The Internet: DailyBuzz Moms 9×9

Approximately one year ago, my husband announced that we were going camping during the summer.  We talk about future trips and places we want to go, all the time.  I wasn’t quite sure that we were going to actually go camping, for real.  As it got closer to June, I realized that we were going […]

Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Cupcakes

These cupcakes are super simple to make but they will totally impress your guests for the upcoming 4th of July festivities. I’ve posted about Rainbow and Camouflage Cupcakes before, so this recipe is just a variation of those previous recipes.  I made these for my son’s birthday party in May and they were a huge […]

Pinter Test Kitchen: Success in October

Jessica Johnson from Keeping up with the Johnsons started a little project called PinterTest Kitchen. This project basically is where you post about things that you have tried or made from the ideas that you “pin” on Pinterest. As of right now, I have 36 boards and 1154 pins on Pinterest.  1154 pins is a […]

50 Best Recipes Cookbook

It’s here! It’s here! After literally MONTHS of creating, the “50+ Top Blogs All Time Favorite Recipes” cookbook is HERE!!! You may have seen a sneak peek of this gorgeous recipe book this past month. We hope you have been anxiously awaiting it. Now, until the end of August, it’s available for purchase. But wait, […]

Six Layer Rainbow Cake Tutorial

I sometimes try to be Super Mom.  But with working full-time, I sometimes have to outsource.  I called my BFF Stacey the weekend before Angry Kid’s birthday party, and asked a favor.  This was not a small favor, but a relatively huge favor.  I asked her if she could make a rainbow layered birthday cake […]

March 1st and St. Patrick’s Day

Today is the 1st day of March and it is a busy month for Angry Julie.  The daughter of my best friend is turning SIX, and she is having a celebration.  On the 17th, it is St. Patrick’s Day and the elementary school jogathon.  I’m going to be the jogathon chair next year, so I […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

I’m attempting to be a little more creative lately.  I’m also driving my husband crazy with my creative agenda.  Last week it was homemade Valentine’s for kindergarten, painting our bedroom, and over the weekend it was trying out some new recipes and a behavior chart. When I’m working on these projects, I always have a […]

Halloween and Harvest Goodness

Halloween is probably my most favorite time of the year.  I’m a huge fan of orange, and well the candy factor is also quite nice.  I’ve started to decorate the house, and we have already attended one Halloween themed event at Disneyland.  What a great way to start off the season.  I’ve been seeing all […]