We have had so many visitors lately!  Every weekend we have had someone up to our new house!  It has been a lot of fun (though we are tired) getting to see everyone.

My best friend (and moh) came to visit a couple weekends ago, which was just the best.  We did a pub crawl for MS and had so much fun gabbing and giggling together.  Jay and Lauren also have a series of amazing “couple” pictures from the pub crawl…

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Both of those are just ridiculous.  Of course by 10pm here is what they looked like…


Rondo too, completely passed out, Jay beer in hand…ay!

I should have taken a million more pictures of her and I together but I was having such a great time I forgot to take pics.  Thank you for coming up Buggy, love you forever.

xo – j


Blueberry Cake

I am not a dessert eater.  I love an oreo, but otherwise, it isn’t my thing…blueberry cake is the exception.  My Mom and Aunts have always made this and it is simply the most delicious thing you will ever eat!



2 cups sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 tsps vanilla
3 cups flour
3 tsps baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 tsp sugar & cinnamon & nutmeg
1 box blueberries


1. Mix together sugar and shortening, then add eggs and beat well

2. Add vanilla and mix some more

3. Add dry ingredients and add the milk gradually. Now mix it up even more

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4. Flour your blueberries


5. Fold the blueberries into the mixture

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6. Pour the batter into a greased pan and top with cinnamon/sugar/nutmeg (I always use more than a tsp)

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7. Bake for 1 hour at 350* and then enjoy!

I promise this cake will become one of your staples.  A hint: use whole milk so the blueberries don’t sink! xo- j