Monthly Archives: March 2013

As the sun shines…

  We’re preparing for possibly another flurry of snow?!  How can that be, you’re thinking. It’s gorgeous out. The sun is shining, there’s no wind, the grass is greening as I type, the apricot tree has its first buds peeking … Continue reading

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Not much happening and everything happening

Confused? So am I!  A full day stands before me with cakes, frostings, fillings, decorating, clean ups and all around creativeness at my side.  I am armed and ready for action as the cakes are baked and in the freezer … Continue reading

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Annual Bluebonnet Report

I thought I would repost this piece from last year.  It’s been the most popular post here…well, it was until the whole Pigs in the Mud saga!  Which makes me smile! I’ve been hearing the bluebonnets are a bit stunted this … Continue reading

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Wild Weekend in Smalltown, USA

I’ve been at it again. Going to movie premieres first in NYC for The Hobbit and then to Dodge City for Rabid Love.  You remember that one? Yep, I got a special invite to Rabid Love.  Well,  the production designer’s (Lance Ziesch) mom … Continue reading

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  We’ve had a lot of this strange species (Notmeticus) show up at our house through the years.  It seems to pop up at the oddest times.  You just don’t see it coming. Like the day I found the rubber snake … Continue reading

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Snow birds of the speedy sort

The Geococcyx, commonly known as the roadrunner. Uncommonly found in Kansas. Also did you know the roadrunner is part of the cuckoo family? That explains a lot. Growing up in Central Texas, roadrunners were a seen frequently on our Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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Church Camp Blues

Anyone out there remember church camp?!!!  You know…the ones where you actually have to drive to it as opposed to camping in the church yard!!? The ones where you stayed in a cabin.  Without plumbing, if you get my drift.  … Continue reading

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If Jesus had a blog!!!

This guy always manages to make me laugh!  But this time he made me laugh AND consider the scriptural truths at the same time. If Jesus Had a Blog: Go and Sin No More. What up! Haven’t blogged for awhile … Continue reading

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Investigation into Gumpaste Hobbit tragedy…

Investigators are now at the scene of the horrendous tragedy where it appears that Gumpaste Thorin has had an accident. Witnesses offered that Gumpaste Gandalf zapped poor GT with his staff in an experiment and sent GT crashing to the floor where … Continue reading

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German Pigs in the Mud cake

We have our first PitM cake lookalike today sent in from Steffi who lives in Germany! Is the internet great or what?! Germany is on the line…HELLO Steffi: Hey 🙂 Thank you for the nice idea! The mother of my husband has … Continue reading

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