Travels in Europe: The Garden of Eden (aka Santorini)

1 Aug

I know it’s been ages since our trip.

I did a pretty good job getting posts out on Athens, Thermopylae, and Meteora, but the post for the last portion of our trip just seemed too overwhelming!

I mean, Santorini was, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places that we have ever been to.

Santorini 2014

I’m thinking maybe the name Santorini is how you say Garden of Eden in Greek:)

Santorini 2014 Continue reading

July’s Cake: Watermelon Pop Rocks Cake

29 Jul

July has been full of all kinds of goodness!

1. Daddy and Mama K came to visit!

Daddy and Mama K

I’m terrible and didn’t take a single picture while they were here, but I do have this great pic of them from when we visited Colorado last summer:) Continue reading

Life Lately and June’s Cake

3 Jul

Nom-Rating: **** (4/5)

Recipe Link

Summer is going strong in Houston and I. Am. Loving. It.Summer 2014

 The tomatoes plants…not so much. 

It was fun while it lasted.

But they’re dead now:(

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Year Six

28 Jun

Year 1 (2008/2009): I officially became a teacher…seventh grade life science.


I was terrified.

They were crazy.

But we survived.

And we had a lot of fun along the way.

Year 2 (2009/201): My second year teaching was aaaaamazing.

I had learned a lot from my first year. Continue reading

No-bake, No-mess, Perfect-for-summer Cookies

20 Jun

Nom-Rating: ***** (5/5)

Printable Reicpe

These cookies are going to blow your mind.

No-bake, No-mess Cookies


They come together in about ten minutes…we’re talking from the time you start measuring ingredients to the moment you can pop one in your mouth. Continue reading


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