A Surprise Party and Drip Cake

My dad turned the big 6-0 this year! My mom asked my siblings and our spouses if we could put on a surprise party for him and we were all on board. My dad is truly an amazing, special, hard working, loving, and generous man.

Guy pointing at cake that says too blessed to be stressed

I can’t believe God blessed our family with the one and only Bill Smith! Okay, maybe he’s not the only Bill Smith out there, but you get the point 😉 (more…)


Behind the Picture

It’s time for a behind the picture post! I haven’t done one of these in quite some time (2020 and 2016 were the last two times). The point of these posts is to show that social media and even blogging only shows a snapshot of someone’s life.

So, I’m here to share the reality behind some pictures and poke fun at myself and my life because as always, I like to keep it real around here!

Pink cake with buttercream flowers

Cakes! This was the original trial of the daisy cake I made recently. I tried to do the flowers in buttercream and it was not happening… so I just spread them out and made a swirly pink cake that we brought to church one Wednesday night. You win some and you lose some, right? (more…)