Watermelon Cupcakes Ingredients 1 pkg. regular white cake mix 1 pkg. cherry kool-aid 1/2 c. mini-chocolate chips 1 c. white frosting [store bought or home made] red & green food coloring   Directions 1. Mix cake mix as directed. Add in cherry kool-aid and a few drops of red food coloring as desired. Gently add in mini-chocolate chips. 2. Put into cupcake tins, filling about 3/4 of the way to the top 3. Bake as directed by the cake mix 4. Allow to cool. Meanwhile, take mix green food dye into frosting until desired shade[s] of green. 5. Frost cupcakes when cooled. 6. [optional] SprinkleRead More →

Jello Cookies Ingredients  3.5 c. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1.5 c. salted butter, softened 1 c. sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 4 (3 oz.) pkg. jello (any flavors) food coloring   Directions 1. beat butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. blend in egg and vanilla. 2. in separate bowl mix flour and baking powder. gradually beat flour mixture into butter mix. 3.  divide dough into 4 sections. sprinkle 2 tbsp. of jello into each section. knead together. add a few drops of food coloring to make dough more vibrant 4. shape dough intoRead More →

  Falling in Love I was about eleven years old when I got my first camera. Photography was an instantaneous love, my first love. I took it everywhere with me. Every flower in sight was shot, my friends became models. My dog became an endangered animal in the Sahara that was to be the epitome of my photographic lifetime. Being a  photographer quickly became my dream. The Truth is Often Disappointing One day my dad took me for ice cream with a side of let’s talk about actuality. Simply, he told me photography was a wonderful hobby and he was glad I found an interestRead More →