Archives for September 2012

Spice Cake With Molasses Cream Cheese Frosting

With fall just around the corner, I don't know about you, but we like to get our BAKE on! There is something about the crisp air that makes us want to stock up on supplies, hunker down in the kitchen and bake. I say "we" because I now have a baking partner in crime, Baker Boy. We are a bit challenged though, in our small galley kitchen, but we make due. We "make due" to keep the oven warm and the pans filled. It would be a shame for them to be empty, right? We "make due" so ingredients get used and don't go bad. … [Read more...]

Inspiring Kids Through Real Life Experiences

"My name is Kristin, and I'm a homeschool mom." This is a phrase, 15 years ago, I never thought I'd say. Kinda like when I announced to my husband, "I'll never drive a wood-grained paneled mini van." You guessed it! That was the very, next car I drove. I ate my words. Nine years ago, I embarked on a new adventure, the one of a homeschool mom. Our family sold our home, our belongings, packed it up and moved to Hawaii for a few months where we were training to serve abroad. I didn't have a choice but to homeschool. Really, I was … [Read more...]