Holiday Stress And Taking A Break

Holiday Stress

Is it just me or is this time of year often full of holiday stress? For the past decade, I have always had jobs that were pretty crazy during the holidays.  For over seven years I ran a jewelry company called Sentimental Silver, and Christmas always meant chaos.   Orders would triple, and since my click to read more

Following Your Favorite Blogs

Following Your Favorite Blog

Do you feel like you aren’t seeing your favorite blogs and bloggers on Facebook anymore?  Wondering where they’ve been and why they haven’t been posting?   Well unfortunately they have been posting, but you are right, you are not seeing them.   Facebook has been changing the way readers are shown pages that they “like”, and to click to read more

Baking T-Shirts by Love From The Oven

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I was recently contacted by WhoopTee, a custom t-shirt company that lets you design your own custom t shirt.  They wanted to know if I would like to make a custom Love From The Oven shirt and give ten away to my readers.   Well of course, I mean what little girl who grew up sketching click to read more

Facing 40 – A Personal Post

Birthdays

Life has a crazy way of sneaking up on you.   One day you are getting your driver’s license, the next day you are getting ready to turn 40.  How the heck does that happen???   Is there a time warp machine?  I try to keep this blog focused mainly on sweets and treats, but I also click to read more

Stay Together With Skype

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Today I want to talk to you about staying connected.    Anyone who follows my blog or social media pages probably can tell that family is really important to me.  Glam Media asked me to share a little with you on the role staying connected with loved ones far away plays in my life, and how click to read more

Catching Up

On Fox And Friends With PEEPS

It’s been a crazy few weeks around here.  Well, it’s always crazy, but it’s been super crazy, like things you never expect to happen kind of crazy!  So let’s play catch up on what’s been going on here at Love From The Oven… First, big exciting news, I recently signed with Running Press to write click to read more

Away From The Oven – Special Needs Care Map

Care Map For Grace

Last week HuffPost Parents shared an amazing and powerful “care map” that special needs parent Cristen drew to illustrate all that goes into caring for her special needs child.    It was incredible to look at and see all of the items written out, the items that for most parents are juggled around in their head click to read more

Special Needs Parenting – Some Days.

Apraxia

There are days that are good.  There are days that are bad.  And there are some days that are hard.    Today is hard.   I always feel like I need to immediately add a disclaimer – it could be so much worse.  I’ve watched friend’s lose spouses at young ages, children go through cancer, terrible awful click to read more

Getting Organized – School Stuff Free Printable

School Stuff Free Printable by Love From The Oven

I am not, in any way, organized by nature.  I struggle (really struggle) to stay on top of things.  My oldest daughter has such a busy schedule as well as a very demanding academic load, and she is her mother’s daughter – organizationally challenged as well.   We are trying to come up with new ways click to read more