Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

I love baking with my children.  Yes, they whine and argue over whose turn is next, but they literally jump for joy when I ask them if they want to help me to bake cookies. Yesterday, I believe that we mastered the perfect chocolate chip cookie.  And surprisingly, that beautiful batch taught us a few […]

Lovely Thing ~ Fresh Flowers

Flowers bring such joy! When I was a college student and feeling particularly unmotivated, I would scrape together loose change and stop by the grocery store for as many fresh stems of daisies, daffodils, or tulips as I could afford. They instantly brightened my spirits and encouraged me to study. When my children were young, I would often […]