October 25, 2019

My late Grandpa Jack was born and raised on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (the U.P.). He grew up on the northern part of the peninsula, in a tiny town called Mohawk, bordered by the beautiful Lake Superior. As a young boy he loved fishing, and he passed down his love for the sport to his three sons. Grandpa's cousin Fred and his wife, Katie (great name!), still live there happily. Annually, my family drives nine hours north...

April 29, 2019

As long as I can remember, I have always enjoyed making things with my hands. From painting and sculpting to cooking and gardening, I love the thrill of digging in and creating something from scratch.

Last year, inspired by my Aunt Mary Jo’s homemade bread (pictured below with her daughter, Deanna), I started to learn about the bread making process. She bought me a book, “Flour Water Salt Yeast”, by Ken Forkish, which opened m...

March 8, 2019

Happy International Women's Day! What better way to celebrate the day than to share my latest adventures in motherhood. 

A