It's July 2nd and I am down in California at my parents' house. Every morning, I climb out of bed, roll into the kitchen and see my dad, sitting in his same oak antique chair in the family room, coffee on his side table, newspaper in hand and watching the news. I go about my… Continue reading Almond Streusel Blueberry Muffins
Do you have a group of gals that you get together with every month? Whether it’s book club or wine night or just a mom’s night out? Well I am fortunate enough to have moved into this beautiful neighborhood 9 years ago, when my youngest was 2 weeks old. (Oh yes. That’s a WHOLE OTHER… Continue reading She’s my cherry pie!!!
Lemon Blueberry Cake with Cream Cheese frosting...YUUMMMM!
So, I don't know about you, but there are a LOT of get-togethers in the the spring: Memorial Day, Cinco De Mayo, dinner parties, end of year parties, ...and on and on and on! We are all trying to squeeeeeze in time with our friends before everyone is off on their summer vacations with their… Continue reading Infusion Time!
We are right in the middle of baseball season and man, our food choices have gone RIGHT OUT THE WINDOW!!! Frozen corn dogs, microwaved bean and cheese burritos, just ANYTHING quick with a little protein to scarf down in 10 minutes before we head out the door and are gone for 3+ hours! Something had… Continue reading Back on a health kick
Any other Irish girl LOOOOVE Cinco De Mayo like me?!!! Maybe it's the street tacos I dream of! Or the live music of a fabulous mariachi band playing! Or even the fresh, "made-at-your-table" guacamole that you dip your freshly salted chips into. Aaaahhh! How can you go wrong with live music, fresh appetizers and a… Continue reading It’s how I Cinco De Mayo 🙂
Thank you's are important. You can't say thank you enough and the written thank you is a life skill that I am hoping to pass down with my children and hope they will continue to do so with their children. Our world is filled with so much technology that takes us away from these intimate… Continue reading Thank You Gift
Holy hello, my little blog! I have been neglecting you!!! It is not that I have been sitting on my buttocks, watching Soaps all day and eating Bon Bons! With dance competition season and baseball season (hubbie's the coach), school auction and art project deadlines, traveling to LA, etc., our lives have been in a… Continue reading Wallpaper Accent Wall
YAY! It's spring break! And what do the Manos' do on spring break? Chill out and get ready for Easter, of course!! 🙂 After seeing Hamilton (YES! WE GOT TICKETS!!!), we headed to our Sunriver home Sunday morning. Whenever we come to Sunriver, we have lots of together time: walking to the village, having hot… Continue reading An Egg-cellent Easter Activity