Carrot cake cupcakes

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For today post I only have one picture and I didn’t take it. I bake these to bring to work a few days ago. They were a hit among my colleagues and one of them took this picture, edited and … Continue reading

4 years later and I’m still like, “What the …. just happened???”


Originally posted on ROCKSTAR RONAN:

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Ronan. It’s almost that time again. That dreaded time in May that I hate so much. Tomorrow around 3:15 a.m. you will have died in my arms, 4 years ago. I still don’t know the exact time because I never sent in for your death certificate. I keep telling myself I’m going to do it, but I just can’t seem to bring myself to fill out the paperwork just so I can have a certificate that says you are dead. That makes everything all too real and the tiniest piece of me is still holding out hope that this is all in fact just some sick twisted experiment about what happens to a mom after she watches her son die from cancer. I saw that movie “The Truman Show” many years ago, so why can’t that be what happens to me? If I tell you what happens almost 4 years…

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What If ?


Bluejellybeans:

I wonderful book with a wonderful message

Originally posted on A Simple, Village Undertaker:

Many years ago, during the 1980’s into the 90’s, I lost my faith.

I knew I had it, but must have set it down somewhere,  could not find it and eventually stopped looking.

I do remember however, who helped me find it in 1994.  I became acquainted with a man in Philadelphia who  forever changed my life.  His name was Richard Glenn and I was introduced to him via his mother, June.  He was one of the holiest men I have ever known, but he was unassuming, gentle, yet strong.

I do not recall how or why we ever got on the topic, but he lead me back to my Church and faith. One of the “tools” he used to do so was via a book entitled Joshua, A Parabel for Today by Joe Girzone.

A paragraph……         th

When Joshua moves to a small cabin on…

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Falafel

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La receta de hoy es muy fácil de hacer y está deliciosa. ¡Además es vegana! Espero que os animéis a hacerla en casa, porque los falafel que venden por ahí no tienen punto de comparación con estos. Os lo prometo. … Continue reading

Green Velvet cupcakes


Bluejellybeans:

Happy Saint Patrick’s day!!

Originally posted on Blue jellybeans:

Happy Saint Patrick day!

Here’s my little homage to the Irish.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tsps. green food coloring

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 package of softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bag powdered sugar (2 lb. bag)
  • Milk as needed

Green buttercream icing

  • ½ cup (125 mL) butter, softened
  • 2 cups (500 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla
  • 2 tbsp. (30 mL) milk or cream
  • Green food coloring (preferably paste type)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 ºF (180 ºC) Line a muffin pan with paper liners.

Lightly stir eggs in a medium bowl with a wire whisk. Add remaining liquid ingredients and stir together with…

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Galletas veganas

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La receta de hoy es fruto de la reciente transformación de mi hija Isabel en vegana. Lleva ya unos cuantos meses con ello y no parece que vaya a cambiar de idea por el momento, así que además de procurarle … Continue reading