Mixed Berry Cupcakes [Instructions w/ Photos]

Remember these? They are made by boiling (frequently stirring) your favorite berries (I used raspberries, blueberries and blackberries as they are my favorites AND on sale!) with sugar. I don’t know how much, a good handful, or a couple of cups, however sweet you wish your fruit goo to be but remember it is fruit […]

Assorted Creative Cupcakes [Photos]

What can you do with two boxes of $1 cake mix (yellow and devil’s food) two cans of store brand frosting (milk chocolate and cream cheese) two variations of sprinkles (rainbow dots and classic chocolate) three types of berries boiled with sugar into fruit goo filling (raspberry, blueberry and blackberry) along with Andes mint baking […]

Potted Patio Garden

With the exception of the two tallest plants, I grew all these babies from seeds. This is my first garden so I’m still learning… as for the tall plants, they are called tomatillos and Angie donated them to my patio garden! The tomatillo is also known as the husk tomato, jamberry, husk cherry, Mexican tomato, […]

Considering We’re ‘In Bloom’

It should be obvious what inspired this poem… one of my favorite bands growing up, Nirvana. I love Kurt’s lyrics. He was one of the artists who got me interested in writing poetry at a very young age. * Bruised fruit is sliced deep, knife hitting the seed. Separating our pulpy lives from what we […]