Author Archive | Anna


Maple Cinnamon Vanilla Apple Cake

I don’t know about your house, but fall is a favorite time of year in mine.  We all are chomping at the bit to wear our sweaters, open the windows, make backyard fires, watch some football (woo pig sooie, anyone?) and make as many fall treats as possible.  And for whatever reason, in my heart […]

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a love letter

A Love Letter to My Spanx

Did anyone else grow up watching old movies?  I am talking about Gone with the Wind, Pride and Prejudice, Meet Me in St. Louis, Sense and Sensibility, and basically anything that came on Turner Classic Movies.  I loved seeing all of the beautiful dresses and observing their formal manners.  I loved watching how men courted […]

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Three Under Three

The Truth About Three Under Three

My first child was born in October of 2010, my second child was born December 2011, and then my third child was born in July 2013. That is a 13 month split and a 19 month split. That means from July to October, a span of 3 months, I had three babies under three.  If […]

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Mom Meets Grill: Turkey Burgers

Summer time is my favorite season for eating.  I love that smell of meat and vegetables sizzling on the grill.  Growing up, it was made very clear that the grill belonged to the men of my family.  It was an art and a club.  My husband was welcomed into the boys club the first time […]

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Top 8 Reasons Why Grandparents Rock

As a child I remember very fondly going to each of my grandparents’ house.  There was a unique style to both destinations.  One house had strawberry candies waiting in a dish and the other we ate green beans from the can.  One house had a pop-eye cup that was a bottomless source of TANG and […]

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