• Whole lotta love.

      *** See that photo up there? Funny, right? Ivy was literally trying out different “looks” for the shot. This is what she landed on intentionally. After I took this and other photos, I uploaded them to my computer and I burst out laughing at Ivy’s face in this one. But then I looked over at myself in the shot and I immediately groaned.  While I saw nothing but beauty in Ivy’s funny little face, this is what I saw in mine: Ugh, those puffy wrinkles under my eyes. That sweater makes me look bulky. I have a double chin. I look really heavy. Even my hand looks chubby. I made…

  • Cut it out!

    Ok, I know I just wrote here that I won’t be writing about or sharing recipes on the blog anymore, but Ivy and I made some cookies yesterday that turned out so great, I feel it’s my duty to share the recipe with you. That’s right, I’m breaking my own rules in the name of cut-outs. Some rules are just meant to be broken. Immediately, apparently. We have been trapped in this house for what seems like forrrr-evuh due to St. Louis’ Icemageddon, and, surprisingly, Ivy didn’t go too stir-crazy. She has, however, been asking to “make.”  (She gets make confused with bake and I don’t really correct her too often, because…