I cut my hair to emotionally prepare for losing my hair during chemotherapy. It’s not for everyone, but it did help me transition from long locks, to hair coming out, to shaved head with really no hair.
Big Slick Chocolate Menu
This post highlights the bonbons made specifically for, and donated to support the Big Slick fundraiser benefiting Children’s Mercy Hospitals.
Blueberry Scones GF + Vegan
with Maple Vanilla Coconut Yogurt I have a “thing,” about making sure that people with food sensitivities are included in celebrations. Whether it’s a birthday party where allergies need to be considered, a meal for a friend in need, or serving up treats to the school staff for appreciation events, […]
Diagnosis: Multiple Sclerosis
The process of being diagnosed with a chronic illness is not always straightforward. This post describes my experience in being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Top 5 Books I read in 2021
The top 5 books I read in 2021
2021 Holiday Candy Menu
The 2021 holiday candy menu.
Autumn Harvest Toffee
My Autumn Harvest Toffee has been making the rounds in my fall baking for a few years. It’s one of the most requested pieces of candy by my spouse and a few of my closest friends. One friend says this toffee is “everything.” Plenty of warm spices and crunchy seeds […]
Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Creme Pies
Your favorite childhood cookie sandwich with a pumpkin spice and caramel upgrade.
Personal Blueberry Cheesecakes
+ VEGAN option! This recipe is an oldie that I’ve revamped a bit. My mom made a version of this no-bake blueberry cheesecake when I was growing up. As it’s served cold, it was always refreshing and was an, “easy to put together” summer dessert. Traditionally prepared in an 8×8 […]
Keep Trying Hard Things
I grew up very active and athletic. When I was young, I was the only kid in my grade to make it to the top of the rope in the gym climb. Yes, I totally just dated myself as a child of the 80’s with that. I was tough and […]