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Happiness at the ‘Do Over’ wedding cake party

Happiness at the 'Do Over' wedding cake party

“Do Over” wedding cake Two years and a baby have since passed.  One would think that a girl would get over such silliness.  I never did, every time I thought about that part of the wedding, I became irritated and annoyed.  Instead of letting it get to me anymore, I decided to have a do over.  I was going to make a cake, decorate it, and have a new cutting ceremony.  I planned it as part of my New Years resolution, picked several designs & […]

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Judgements are good and can improve a girl’s outlook

Judgements are good and can improve a girl's outlook

I finished watching the Conversation with Amanda de Cadanet, episode 8 called “Parenting and Perserverance“.  This series has prompted me to do a lot of thinking about how I want to raise a girl.  Gweneth Paltrow speaks about how she does not want to be judgemental in her daughter’s growth, how she wants to give her the chance to become the person she is going to become rather than force her into an ideal that the parents want.  I absolutely agree.  To […]

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3 Problems with Anti Bullying Message

3 Problems with Anti Bullying Message

To start off, I am a SUPPORTER of the anti bullying message.That being said, my views about bullying come from personal experience.  I had meningitis at 18m old and as a result of the medication (strong antibiotics), I lost part a significant part of my hearing (enought to warrant wearing aids).   I was bullied.  One girl held my hand and took me around the playground and said, “She hates you, he hates you, and she hates you and most of all, I […]

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Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

I love coconut oil.  My latest predicament was that I didn’t want to use croutons in my salad, but I wanted something crunchy that wouldn’t sog up with the salad dressing.  I scanned my cupboards when I came upon a bag of pumpkin seeds from Trader Joes.  They weren’t crunchy enough so I decided to roast them in a bit of coconut oil.  They came out perfect!  They are crisp and crunchy without being oily.   [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:2]           […]

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