Category Archives: Cupcakes

Seven

Seven years ago a girl walked into a friend’s kitchen and had the breath knocked out of her. A boy she had never met accomplished this with his fiery red hair and sweet shyness. Yes, she was certain they had known each other for a thousand years. All outside activity slowed and muted, leaving these […]

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How Did I Get Here?

I have “episodes”. Hey, don’t give me that look. Perhaps you can relate. Scene #1: Cruising town in your car. The stereo is softly playing  this song and you are in a world of thought. Your mind is fluttering over memories and checklists. You find yourself sitting at a stop light. Wait a second! You […]

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All Things Sweet

This week has entailed much hand wringing and body rocking. I was very close to losing my father on Wednesday. He went into the hospital for a simple procedure and ended up almost bleeding to death. Being all the way across the country during this crisis almost broke my heart. But man o’ man was […]

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Hold On To Your Hats! Easter Mania Is Here!

Easter is magic. The building of nests, new green shoots, hungry baby birdies, and a fresh start! Vibrant colors and reawakening. Doesn’t that sound lovely? I am here today to scream at the top of my lungs “Easter is not just for small children!!!” My grandmother, Mama, received an Easter basket every year of her […]

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Annual Hummingbird Cake And A Closer Look At Traditions

One word: Tradition! You know you want to click this link…..oh yes you do. At this very moment I am listening to this song and bouncing up and down with exuberance. Evan is eying me suspiciously. Yes…yesssssss tradition! Check the rest of Evan’s gorgeous photos out here!! Without a culture or religion, tradition is hard […]

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