4th of july

patriotic cupcakes

4th of July Parties In the land of the free and the home of the brave, the 4th of July inspires patriotism, bbqs, picnics, and you can’t forget the fireworks. Food is typically a huge part of the celebration of America’s independence from Britain. These tasty patriotic cupcakes will be a yummy treat on your dessert table. This year, my own family is participating in our town’s 4th of July celebration parade, with our Cub Scout pack. The boys are excited to get to be a part of the party to get the day kicked off. Fireworks and more Some of my favorite memories ofRead More →

Strawberry Pie

Now that the weather has started getting nice, I have thoughts of summer floating through my head, and I kind of feel like a little kid anticipating summer vacation. We went to the beach last weekend, and are preparing for our second camping trip of the year for the end of next week. After an unusually cool and rainy winter in Southern California, summer is finally starting to tease of it’s imminent arrival. The taste of a fresh strawberry rhubarb pie reminds me of late spring and early summers. Strawberries are just coming into season, and rhubarb is abundant at this time of year. TheRead More →