Vegan Chocolate Cheese Cake

I've always made our birthday cakes. Be it for my husband or my girls there is not a birthday that goes by without my making some sort of decadent creation.  It's a family tradition passed on by my mom and one I would not give up for anything. Years ago when I finally placed a gorgeous cake with a carefully crafted sea scape in the fridge in the wee hours of the morning, my husband asked "Why … [Read more...]

Celebrating My Birthday and Finishing Strong with #1MillionMinutes

Today is my birthday and what an awesome day it is! I'm forty nine and loving life. My birthday started early with a special call from my precious 8 year old. She's in France with mom and dad and they called me a little past midnight to send me off to bed with the sweetest of birthday wishes ever.  Seeing my little one on Skype always stirs up a mix of beautiful emotions. She is … [Read more...]

Where Has Time Gone? Celebrating My Baby’s 7th Birthday.

Today is a very special day. It's my baby's 7th birthday! And as I gaze upon this precious child, still peacefully sleeping in the early morn, I feel a tug on my heart as a flood of tears threaten to break loose. Where has time gone? It seems as though it was just yesterday that I was on my way to the hospital with mom, hoping that Cris would get there on time for the birth of our third … [Read more...]

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