Family Happenings

The “Carpenters”

Never did I think that I’d be stumbled upon by the producers of HGTV/DIY network. It’s truly amazing to me that for the last three weeks I’ve been in contact with some awesome producers who thought our family and the work that we did on our flip houses was of interest! After much thought it… Continue reading The “Carpenters”

App's & Drinks

Mama Carp’s “GP”tini (..Guilty Pleasure)

This martini has been my signature drink for many years.I always keep these ingredients on hand; Dekuyper Watermelon Pucker, Dekuyper Island Punch Pucker and Absolut Citron Vodka. Super easy, 1 shot of each shaken vigorously with ice, pour into martini glass and top it off with a fresh lemon slice. So, is it a “guilty… Continue reading Mama Carp’s “GP”tini (..Guilty Pleasure)

Family Happenings

My Take on Motherhood

First and foremost-I want to wish all of you Moms a very Happy Mother’s Day! I’ve always believed that every woman’s heart has the innate ability to love, protect and care with amazing compassion and empathy. I celebrate you all and the loves of your life whether it be kids, animals, nieces or nephews. Being… Continue reading My Take on Motherhood

Desserts

Rhubarb Cheesecake Bundt Cake

Here in Minnesota, rhubarb is a cherished springtime delicacy! I made this recipe for a bundt cake but you can easily make this into cupcakes, just adjust your baking time. I started with my favorite “go to” recipe for an amazing white cake from the King Arthur Flour Company called “Tender White Cake”. You will… Continue reading Rhubarb Cheesecake Bundt Cake