Being a Young Mom Doesn’t Ruin Your Life

I had my son at 18. I met his dad when I was 16, we dated for over a year. The summer after I graduated high school and began college, he asked my dad if he could marry me. We planned a beautiful wedding just how I wanted it to be. A perfect December wedding…

How to Pack a Toddler Diaper Bag

When it comes to being prepared, I take pride in knowing that I usually am. At least with my child’s needs. Prepared for myself is a totally different story that we won’t get into. My son’s diaper bag has been packed and ready since before he was born. 19 months later, some of the items…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ah, red velvet. A moist, fluffy, love like no other. The first red velvet cake I ever made was for my best friend’s birthday because it’s her favorite type of cake. I decorated the cake to look like her cat (yes, her cat), and it was so delicious that I just had to tweak the…

Cream Cheese Frosting

This is it. This is the best stuff on Earth. You might have saw in my Red Velvet Cupcake recipe where I mentioned that I had made this frosting multiple times just to eat it.. by myself.. the whole thing. It is perfectly pipeable and most importantly delicious. It’s best friend is red velvet cake…

Surviving the Newborn Stage

You have endured nine months of nausea, mood swings and intense labor. The hard part is over now.. right? Wrong. The next few years of your life are going to humble you more than you ever thought possible and it’s best to take things one step- or stage, at a time. The good news is…