Eat & Tell: Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Since the recipe for my Sweet Potato Cornbread was such a big hit, I thought I’d post the recipe for my Sweet Potato Biscuits.  These sweet buttery biscuits are a great alternative to the usual dinner rolls and perfect for breakfast or brunch as well.  You can even save some time by making them in advance.

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inspIration: Cocktail Rings

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The folks over at Brilliant Earth asked me to participate in their Signature Piece Challenge.  The challenge was to create a fashion board around one of their fabulous vintage cocktail rings.  They are all so gorgeous, it was hard choosing just one.

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DIY: Create A Bento Box Of Fun

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This week I’ve been preparing for the 7 hour drive ahead of us to get home for Thanksgiving.  Each time we take this trip, I pack an arsenal of stuff to keep the kid occupied during the ride.  But no matter what she has going on in the back seat, she still manages to ask me the dreaded question, “Are we there yet?” at least once an hour.  Then she spends the next 5 minutes whining about how it is “going to take forever!” and blah, blah, blah.  By the time we get to our destination, I’m ready to barricade myself in a room with a bottle of wine! Continue reading

Does My Kid Still Need A Booster Seat?

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A few weeks ago, I took my daughter and a few of her friends out for the afternoon.  When they got in the car, one of them started to tease Journey a bit because she still has a booster seat.  Apparently, her friend—who is smaller than J, I might add—doesn’t use a booster seat anymore.  And she’s not the only one. Continue reading

The Difference Between Anger & Hurt

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image credit: thequotefactory.com

More and more it seems like we are trained by society to think that it is not alright to express our pain.  But our anger…well that’s another story. Continue reading

Dear Mom, You Are Doing A Great Job. Love, Your Kids

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At some point, I think all mothers have doubts about their parenting skills.  In our struggle to get it right, we tend to focus on what we are doing wrong.   Or what we think we are doing wrong.  Turns out, we are doing a better job than we realize. Continue reading

Ask Away Friday

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This week I was asked by fellow blogger Tracie over at Phenomenal Mama to participate in Ask Away Friday, where bloggers swap ten questions about anything and post the answers.  Ready to learn a few things about me that you didn’t know? Continue reading