My sister in-law was telling me about this movie "Babies The Movie" and was excited to watch the trailer with my son. Arriving in theaters Mother’s Day Weekend (May 7), this visually stunning movie simultaneously follows four babies around the world-from first breath to first steps. From Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo, BABIES joyfully captures on film the earliest stages of the journey Read more

Cheerio-Craisin Crispy Treats Ingredients: 1 Small box Cheerios 1 Large bag mini marshmallows 4 TBS Butter 2 Cups craisins Directions: After sampling 1/2 a cup of mini marshmallows (to test that they are not stale, even though you just opened the bag). Poor bag of mini marshmallows in large pot, add 4 TBS butter. Melt on medium heat and stir. Slowly add Cheerios. Continue mixing. Slowly add Craisins. Poor contents into a sprayed glass Read more

I love reading stories about women entrepreneurs that are doing great things. But this story stopped me in my tracks. Read how this Iranian woman is making a difference. in-iraq-women-entrepreneu_b_536535.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter This month nearly 2,000 candles made in the kitchens of 50 Iraqi women will be shipped from Baghdad to the United States in time for Mother's Day. You can buy their beautiful candles on the Prosperity Candle Web site, Read more

Confession time, I hate play-doh. It gets every where and my son is bored playing with it after a minute or two. An old co-worker of mine use to only let her kids play with play-doh out side. Now, I'm not that strict. but I am grateful for linoleum kitchen floors. My son is a little chef. He loves to cook and has cute little red apron Read more

I am not much of a cook, but I love to eat! This weekend we had an AH-mazing Cafe Rio style Pork Salad made by Stacy. This is the recipe she used and you'll want to make a double batch it was such a hit. Cafe Rio Pork 5-6 lb pork tenderloin roast 3 cups Dr. Pepper 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 1 clove of garlic, minced 7 oz can Read more

About a year ago I made the transition from being a full-time working mother to a full-time stay at home mother. To be honest, the transition was hard for me. But I had a business that had just started and was enjoying working from home while my son took naps or in the evenings. Five things that I have found helpful when working from home are: 1. Read more

Last April I participated in Ladies Who Launch where I incubated my baby skincare line LITTLE STINKER. Ladies Who Launch is a fantastic national organization of women who collaborate, ignite and master mind ideas. Our meetings were filled with energy, enthusiasm and serious sisterhood bonding moments. In one of our meeting we got to talking about THE LAW OF TITHING. "Those Mormons got it right," Cheryl our Read more

Photo Credit: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Downy_Woodpecker/id The Downy Woodpecker is one of my favorite visitors to our feeder. We have a male and female that come visit. My photos aren't as great as this one. The male has read on his head to attract a female. They love to eat suet cakes. We buy ours at the grocery store or at the pet store. You can also make your Read more

Photo Credit : http://www.bigtimbercreek.org/Gold_Finch_web.jpg You may not know that I am a total bird nerd. We have some pretty amazing birds in our back yard. We found Gold Finch back on the feeder this week. It took us a few years to attract these little friends. They like to eat thistle. We buy ours at the grocery store or pet store. Here are Gold Finches in our Read more

For very special occasions in my family, I make Brusviger. Also known as the Poor Man's Birthday Cake on the island of Fyn, where I was born. For the dough: 1 cup milk, lukewarm 2 tbsp. fresh yeast 2 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 egg 2 – 2 1/2 cups flour 6 2/3 tbsp. melted butter 1 tsp. cardamom For the topping: 7 1/8 tbsp. butter (random size I know, taken from Danish recipe and converted) 7 Read more