Life is full of goodness…

My two sons played on our friends fast pitch team; “The Dodgers” What a great season! We are truly thankful they had the opportunity to learn & grow from coach Eric. He did not only teach skills of the game, but also the importance of being a team. We had an early game one Saturday-It…

Celebrating Our Daughter: College Graduation and Birthday

We had the honor of celebrating my daughter Macey a few weekends ago. It was her birthday and directly following the next morning her commencement at Washington State University. As we headed over in the morning. We decided to stop in Ellensburg. My mom researched and just knew this place for lunch would be right…

Update on our family produce garden

So thankful for my husband! He was out in this spring stormy weather all day. He knows how important this is to me. My stepdad came over and helped lend a hand building the beds. Can’t thank him & my mom for all the help, support and wanting to create this family garden together. Doing…

Many moments of joy

My son Jaden has a true passion for drawing. His grandma Susan, my mom is an extraordinary artist and hoping he follows in her footsteps. We picked up this sketch journal for our upcoming family vacation. He wants to draw our daily events. I was thrilled when he asked for this. I love journaling, especially…

Celebrating my daughter: past and soon to be present

I can’t believe the time has come to celebrate my daughters college graduation. I have found myself reminiscing over her high school graduation party. I love to capture the moments and here are a few of my favorite photos: I absolutely love this photo of my daughter Macey and her ggreat group of friends. I…

Spring has sprung…

Let us take it all in…. This picture was captured the first day of spring… A rainbow of brightness -I cherish to the fullest Excitement with my boys when we planted these seeds. Everyday they check to see if any have sprouted. I want them to value, learn and know where food comes from. I…

Crafting & Culinary Event with my wonderful girlfriends

This healthy dose of laughter, sharing, creating and spending time with such a lovely group of ladies was pure joy. We started the afternoon with my most favorite drink ever. Moscow Mules. Refreshing, full of ginger flavor and was such a nice pairing with the appetizers. Chicken Curry Salad on homemade baguette, Cherry chutney Brie…

Celebrations bring me joy!

My girlfriend was celebrating her birthday this past week. Yes, I feel she is a princess so having a tiara was a must! This quote was even more perfect. It is from “Kate Spade” Her husband and youngest son also had birthdays recently. It was a perfect time to celebrate “The Brubaker’s” Trying to have…

Under the Tuscan Gun-Extra Virgin

My latest obsession; new favorite blog and program. On the cooking channel the show is called “Extra Virgin” The blog is called “Under the Tuscan Gun” Gabriele Corcos and Debi Mazar. They have recently left LA to move to Brooklyn. She is originally from there. He is from tuscany area in Italy. What draws me…

The New Year has begun: welcoming 2013!

It has been a bustling beginning to the new year to say the least. New Years Eve celebrations for us is: family, games, movies and “At The Table” with a home-cooked meal. We have been doing a traditional toast over the last few years thanks to Martha Stewart. The boys get a kick out of…