Being a mother is the best thing that has ever happened to me. It is the only thing in life I ever knew I wanted to be. With each pregnancy, I wasn’t hoping for a boy or a girl. I truly just wanted a healthy baby, and God delivered the gender that I needed each time. I know every baby has his or her “thing”.
Christmas Break 2018 is upon us. If you live in the DC-MD-VA (DMV) area then you already know there are plenty of activities to get into. As a sacred part of Christmas on the Potomac, Gaylord National presents its new seasonal theme ICE! featuring a Charlie Brown Christmas. Sebastian turned 2 on December 1st, and I figured it be a great weekend birthday activity for
First Lionel Kiddie City. Now Toys R Us. Adults sure know how to ruin children’s dreams. Don’t get me wrong, I am an Amazon Prime shopper. But, I miss the short days where I could walk through the toy aisle to touch and get a live feel of a product before purchasing it – on Amazon. It was almost a rite growing up. Good grades
Just call me Side Dish Serena. I have never made my mother madder than by repeating marshmallow and pecan streusel repetitively as I am making this. It is so fancy. I’m either making my pecan streusel. I am trying to get my pecan streusel right. I am checking my pecan streusel. Has anyone seen the marshmallows for my pecan streusel? Mommy, I need you to
I always joke that I cook the “gourmet” versions of my mother’s meals. She has taught me everything I know, but I have surpassed the master in some ways. I can make a mean deep south string bean, but during the holidays I kick it up a notch with string bean casserole. My family loves it, and it allows me to keep Vanesa’s beloved godmother’s
Thanksgiving is tomorrow. If you are like me, then you are the primary chef for your family. I am going to be sharing my go to recipes that I’ll be up all night cooking. First things first…the star of the show – our Maple Lawn Turkey. It arrived yesterday at David’s Natural Market. Whoop whoop!! He’s beautiful and unthawed and I’m about to pull his