Recipe: blackberry merlot jam

Recipe: blackberry merlot jam

This wonderful jam features plump blackberries with just a touch of Merlot to round out the flavor. Be sure to use a low sugar pectin for a perfectly set jam. As far as jam goes we are using a relatively low amount of sugar. Ingredients 1/2 cup merlot reduction* 5...
Easy Burp Cloths 2.0

Easy Burp Cloths 2.0

I found some pre-made cloth diapers in these irresistible colors. So I decided to customize them to make them just a little more magical. Most of the burp cloths I have been making are homemade. I just love the shape and size of these flannel lined ones, and they are...
New Year, Old Me, Real Me

New Year, Old Me, Real Me

I love the New Year. The New Year my time to take stock of my life, to reflect and renew. But this year I really didn’t feel then need for the whole “New Year New You” deal you see at the beginning of a new year. At 42 years old, I’m getting to...

Damn I’m Beautiful

“I felt free once I realized I was NEVER going to fit the NARROW mold that society wanted me to fit in.” – Ashley Graham I am 41 soon to be 42. I have a two month old baby and three teenage daughters. My belly is round, my boobs big, and hips and...
Roast Pork a weeknight recipe

Roast Pork a weeknight recipe

Roast Pork with Sage Roast Pork is a wonderful weeknight dinner. This roast pork takes very little hands on time. After seasoning the roast you just pop it in the oven and you can almost forget about it! The cut of meat is also inexpensive making it very budget...