The Best Lemon Bars

lemon bars

You may have noticed a bit of a lemon theme these week.  I hope you non lemon lovers will bear with me. This is a recipe that I have had for a really long time. The recipe originally came from a childhood friend’s mother in Wisconsin.  This recipe has been in my family for about 50 years.  That is no indication of how old I am! It is the lemon bar my mother always made and it is the one I always make.    I am pretty picky about my [Continue Reading…]

Tea Party Bridal Shower

tea party bridal shower

Last week I hosted a tea party bridal shower for Charlotte.  Charlotte is a friend of my daughter Tessa’s, I was her Young Women’s adviser in church and she was also on the same study abroad program  in London that Tessa was.  Since she had just returned from London I decided a tea party bridal shower would be very fitting. I had recently made this cute polka dot tablecloth following the directions over at Oh Happy Day and I had been looking for an excuse to use it.  I decided [Continue Reading…]

Lemon Curd Bars

Lemon Curd Bars

So with Easter only a few weeks away, cherry blossoms and daffodils are blooming in my garden I am totally in the mood for lemon. Lemon and Spring just go together, at least at my house. In fact, at my house lemon goes with everything. I am a total lemonhead! I love everything about lemons, the taste, the smell, the color and the shape. In my book you can’t go wrong with a lemon although I do have some non-lemon lovers at my house! My friend Jodi knows of my [Continue Reading…]