Best German Chocolate Cake Ever.

Best German Chocolate Cake Ever.

Yum! Yummy! Yummo! But really, this cake is killer! Heaven in your mouth. We made this for my dad's birthday last week and well... 5 lbs later... Just kidding. But I'm not kidding about how awesome it is! You're welcome! ;) Having given this such a glowing review, I am trying to embrace a low sugar, gluten free, low dairy (pretty much just greek yogurt and a small amount of cheese) diet. But I think a treat every once in a while is Continue Reading...

Autumn Wonderland Wedding, Part 2: The Reception

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Ok now for the big reception. Their reception was held at the old Wilson theatre that has recently been renovated in Rupert, Idaho. It is one cool place. As I already mentioned, it was in October and so we really took advantage of the fall colors in the color scheme and used pumpkins and a lot of them. I can't recall the exact number but it was around 75 I believe. This is the beautiful buffet table where we had soup, homemade rolls, Continue Reading...

Autumn Wonderland Wedding, Part 1: The Wedding and Flowers

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My baby sister Nikelle just celebrated her first anniversary last week. And she hit the jackpot and knows it! :) She is still in newlywed bliss (where I hope she stays forever and ever) and is expecting her first baby. Although we basically live on opposite ends of the country, it comforts a big sister to know that she has a guy who is treating her as the queen that she is. I was involve a lot in the wedding planning and design. I did all the Continue Reading...

A Day Late and a Dollar Short… And I’m Okay With It

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No. I am not dead. Alive and kicking.... But it's been a weird couple years for me. But then again it's been a weird couple years for our world, wouldn't you agree? I have she'd some tears... And some pounds... I have had some health issues that humbled me, which lead me to a new approach to healthcare. I have grown much firmer in some of my beliefs and changed others. It's been a year of learning and growing and ups and downs... For me Continue Reading...

Rainbow Cake

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Rainbow Cake This cake is REALLY fun and always a huge hit! I made this last year for "New Beginnings" which is an LDS activity we do once a year for young women aged 12 to 18 and another once a year activity for the girls is "Young Women in Excellence". Since the cake was such a hit at "New Beginnings", I was asked to make it again for this year's "Young Women in Excellence". The recipe or How-To: You start out by making a vanilla or Continue Reading...