Inspirational stories, with the occasional sweet treat

Month: December 2016

Healthy Triple Chocolate Mug Cake and 2017 Goals

Healthy Triple Chocolate Mug Cake and 2017 Goals

We only have a few days left of 2016.  I’m sure there are a lot of you that have already thought about what your 2017 goals look like, maybe you have already started (kudos to you).  My question is, how many of you tend to […]

S’Mores Cupcakes and Reflections

S’Mores Cupcakes and Reflections

Now that Christmas is over, and the new year is only days away, I always like to take a few days off to reflect on the year and think about the upcoming year.  I just have to say, I am tired and at the same […]

Meredith H.

Meredith H.

Like Meredith’s story, when I used to rely on my own understanding to make life decisions, things did not work out so well.  Meredith knew she had to make a change and asked God for direction, and like always, He answered.  Because Meredith listened to […]

What’s Your Label?

What’s Your Label?

Athlete, Teacher, Wife, Mother…labels are everywhere.   We are taught that if we do not have a specific label, then we do not have an identity.  Sometimes we believe the labels that others may put on us; then sometimes, we place labels on ourselves simply […]

Samantha P.

Samantha P.

I have known Samantha for years, she is one of closest friends, and one of the strongest woman I know.  Her story is a beautiful example of how she decided to let go of worrying what others thought of her, and falling into the trap […]

Jennifer G.

Jennifer G.

What I love about Jennifer’s story is that she opens up about a sensitive subject that a lot of people may struggle with…money.  Sit in a room and let the subject of finances come up and you can literally feel the tension rise.  As a […]

Dark Chocolate Stout Cake With Irish Liquor Buttercream

Dark Chocolate Stout Cake With Irish Liquor Buttercream

Happy Tuesday to YOU!  Well we prayed for rain…and rain it is.  I’m not complaining…because with all of these horrible forest fires in our area, I’m thankful for the rain.  I just didn’t realize we may need to build an ark to get through the […]

Maranda B.

Maranda B.

Everything happens for a reason.  Maranda’s story is a great example of this particular saying, because looking at her life in the present, you would never know what she has gone through in her past.  But that’s the beauty of it all, there are times […]