Pink Lemonade Sangria with Raspberries

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Light, refreshing, AMAZING!

We decided to keep Independence Day small- just family. Our children are still young and can’t make it to stay up late enough for fireworks. So for us the best thing is just to stay in have family over for a BBQ, drink and relax.

I was browsing through my Pinterest boards and saw a drink that looked too yummy to pass up.

I had to go to the store to pick up a few finishing touch for our meal so while I was there I decided to also grab what I needed for this drink. Continue reading

Hanging Pictures with the help of toothpaste???

I think it is safe to say I’m a bit anal retentive when it comes to hanging pictures and them being straight. My husband will even say I’m OCD about symmetry.

When picture frames require using more than 1 nail to hang it really drives me crazy because those little bracket things are never symmetrical from one side to the next on the back of the frames.

I usually end putting the nails in the wall then having to move one because the picture is a centimeter off from being level from the brackets in the back but not anymore! Continue reading

Strawberry Coconut Cream Cake

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For months I have been trying to find a cake- including frosting recipe that the whole family could enjoy. With Giada being Casein/dairy free on top of both her and I being gluten free I thought it would be a pretty tall order to fill.

Turns out I was wrong! It just took me stepping out of my comfort zone for a second and the result was amazing! Continue reading

Naked Egg

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My 3 year old LOVES science! So I try to have different experiments for him to do. I try to do a few each month. It could be something as simple as filling the kitchen sink up with water and letting him go around the house picking items, then he has to guess if it will sink or float.
Or sometimes I like to pick things that take a few days (also teaching him some patience) :-). That’s where the naked egg came into play. Continue reading