Entries by Todd & Erin

Erin’s “Tunnel Of Love” Easter Cake

Erin’s “Tunnel Of Love” Easter Cake. Yeah, you can stop laughing right now! I can TOO bake! Sometimes… a couple of things… the kitchen doesn’t always look like a goat exploded all over it. Angel Food Cake with a luscious chocolate filling and whipped cream to frost it all. Make my cake. Eat it. WORSHIP ME. […]

diy shamrock tree

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Tree I’ve learned that no corner of the house goes undecorated in Zoe’s Holiday Reign Of Terror. When I cleared our Halloween decor this year, my 9-year-old was inconsolable until I put up the Christmas finery.  No sooner was that down when I was required to present Valentine’s Day.  Now […]

Kid-Tested (And Kid-Approved) Jokes

Kid-Tested (And Kid-Approved) Jokes. I’m not going to lie, I looked these up with my fourth-grader as self-defense. There’s only so many “jokes” that don’t go anywhere that I can take, and now that my Zoe’s ten, she is the Queen of Truly Terrible Puns- she can barely get the joke out before dissolving into […]

Peppermint Crunch Cookies

(Image credit: TheBittenWord) Peppermint Crunch Cookies It’s this time of year when my Zoe and I develop an unnatural craving for all things peppermint. (White peppermint kisses have moved from a craving to an addiction that I might require rehab to remove. Sadly, there are no rehab centers for peppermint kiss addicts.) However! The humble […]

5 Fresh Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve

  (Image credit via Flickr: Simpleinsomnia) 5 Fresh Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve. Erin here… I have to be honest–years of hosting New Year’s Eve events as a radio “personality” leaves me with a loathing for the Big Drunken Bar Fest. It’s depressing being the only sober one in the room and trying to give […]

Five New Holiday Traditions To Try

(Image credit: Pixabay) Five New Holiday Traditions To Try. I’d forgotten the excitement the twins used to show when we’d open the boxes filled with Christmas decorations. Now they’re 19 and too cool (I think they still dig it) to show it. But 8-year-old Zoe is all about asking “where did we get those stars?” And “is […]