Our Family’s Favorite Cake Recipe

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There’s a funny story about the name of this recipe. Over a decade ago, we were at my in-laws house and my mother-in-law served us “Mexican Wedding Cake,” a super-moist pineapple cake with cream cheese frosting and walnuts. The cake…

Fun With Kinetic Sand!

Fun with Kinetic sand

My two younger children, Rebecca (age 12) and Benjamin (age 9) bought something called “Kinetic Sand” at Michael’s a few weeks ago. I like the Kinetic Sand because I always enjoy when they do something creative, and it isn’t very…

Stuffed Animals with BIG Eyes

Adorable Stuffed Animals with big eyes

  Stuffed animal with big eyes seem to be particular adorable. We’re big stuffed animal fans around here. For many years, it seemed like they¬†were members of our family. Lammie would often have conversations with me, called me “Gwamma.” Woofie…

Super-Easy Crockpot Spaghetti

Super Easy Crockpot Spaghetti with Uncooked Noodles

This recipe for crockpot spaghetti is probably my husband’s favorite dinner, and it’s super-easy. What makes this recipe unique and pretty cool is that you put the uncooked noodles straight into the crockpot. I know, I know, it’s not like…

Black Bear Christmas Ornaments

12 Black Bear Christmas Ornaments

I admit it: I’m a sucker for anything having to do with bears. Whether it’s Corduroy and his missing button, Winnie the Pooh (both Disney or classic versions), or even Snuggles the Fabric Softener Bear if bears are involved, I’m…