Monday, May 28, 2012

Weekend Recap {Monday Me}

This weekend was marked most notably by my cousin Jake's wedding. I tried not to get too trigger happy, but here is a picture of the lovely couple that I stole from facebook:

Friday, May 25, 2012

Sweet Dinner Rolls {Foodie Friday}

OOooh... aren't they pretty? When time allows I try to make homemade bread as side for our dinners. I made these on a night I made an awesome chicken soup recipe that I will be sharing with you shortly. Yes...I know it's not soup season, but trust me you will want to make these rolls and the soup anyway. You'll thank me later.

Monday, May 21, 2012

trying...{Monday Me}

I’m trying to keep up...I really am. I know that all I have really posted lately is for Foodie Friday-- A girl still has to eat! The only time I usually have to post is at 10 PM and I am just not in the mood. I have lots of ideas…they usually just get stuck in my head.  I am sure you know the feeling.

The good news is that classes are almost done! I have 7- 4 hour class sessions left until I officially get my degree! I am hoping to spend much more time watching Oscar winning movies, baking cupcakes, planning parties and taking pictures!
I still have editing to do from the wedding I took pictures at earlier this month. Whoops!

What do you like to do in your free time!

Friday, May 18, 2012

Bacon and Broccoli Quiche {Foodie Friday}

 My mom cooked for us all the time when the four of us kids were growing up. I hardly remember eating out at all. She never made us quiche. I have forgiven her for that. Her cooking taught us that things don't always have to be pretty to taste good. The running joke at our house for a while was that the uglier the food was, the better is tasted. Things fell apart or didn't set and we still ate it like crazy because it tasted so good. We learned that things don't have to be perfect to be wonderful.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Graduation Photo Card {Monday Me}

Have I mentioned I'm graduating? Oh yea, I have. Yay!
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Friday, May 11, 2012

Banana Pancakes {Foodie Friday}

If I haven't already said this (and I am sure that I have) I don't like bananas unless they are baked in something. My mom says that I used to eat bananas all the time when I was a little girl and she must have burned my out on them because I can't stand to eat them plain. This is a problem for me because bananas are super cheap and really good for you. The best way for me to get all that yummy potassium is to put them into food. I love pancakes (and who doesn't) so when I saw this recipe on Annie's Eats I made them ASAP. I am an big fan of them, but let me tell you...Caroline loved them even more. She still eats bananas plain so we haven't completely ruined her yet!! She also really loves the banana crumb muffins. Have you made those yet? You should!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Ashley Loves Brandon

On May 3rd I had the distinct pleasure of taking pictures of a co-workers wedding. This was the first wedding I have been able to take pictures at and pretend I am a real photographer. =) I was shooting in conjunction with another co-worker, Kim who has been amazing at keeping me on top of my photography...but anyway. The point here is that I made this banner for Ashley's bridal shower and bachelorette party. It said ' Ashley loves Brandon' and was by far the longest banner I have made to date. I don't have any pictures of it in action as I was not able to attend the shower, so here is the best I could do.

What will your banner say

Friday, May 4, 2012

Microwave Chocolate Cake {Foodie Friday}

This cake was made in my microwave in 45 seconds, I kid you not.  Party trick, maybe… But also not bad for a chocolate cake you can make in less than a minute. Because I was home by myself at the time, I made the cake in a mug.