I am a Sweetheart to One and a Mommy to Four Loveable Babes, one of which is smiling down on us from Heaven. I am learning to dance in the rain. Come with me on my journey as I make the most out of Life's mud puddles.

Put on your rain boots. Great adventure lies ahead.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Fall Break

My babes have their fall break this weekend so we're heading off to a lovely place for a long weekend together. We'll swim, hike, visit historical sites, play at the park, watch a play under the stars and eat really yummy food.

But - most of all - we'll just be together.

It will be perfect.

Have a great week. xoxoxoxo

Here's a favorite recipe we're making for the road. ENJOY!

Road Trip Trail Mix


  • 4 cups assorted cereal and crackers; Cherrios, Chex, Corn Flakes, goldfish, pretzels, etc.
  • 2 cups assorted nuts; almonds, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, etc.
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • 1 Tb Cinnamon
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a large bowl, combine cereals, nuts, Cinnamon, coconut and brown sugar.
  2. Mix in melted butter and corn syrup making sure all pieces are lightly coated.
  3. Lay on a large sheet pan and bake for 35 minutes, tossing periodically.
  4. Let cool completely before tossing in chocolate chips and cranberries. ENJOY!


  1. Sounds like a wonderful time to relax with those most important. Have fun!

  2. Hey! I know where you're going! :) Have a great weekend.

  3. Oh, have a wonderful vacation. I think it sounds amazing and just what your family needs!!

  4. cannot wait to hear about your adventures.


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