I Almost Didn’t Get Married in Gibraltar

I’ve mentioned a few times how difficult it was to get married in Gibraltar, and some of you have asked about the story. Well, here’s the scoop!

get rid of the woodpeckers

I’m Hoping This Will Get Rid of the Woodpeckers

I have a woodpecker problem, to today I hung scare tape, a fake owl, and cleaned off the deck. So does it work?

How I got my child to flush in less than a day

How I Got My Child to Flush in Less Than a Day

Teaching Lisbon to flush was easy! Now I have more time to write.

How I got my child to stay in her own bed

How I Got My Child to Stay in Her Own Bed

Desperate for a little more sleep, I decided to do something about the fact that my five-year-old doesn’t stay in her own bed and wakes me up every single night at least three times.

Portuguese Mil Folhas

Portuguese Pastry Mil Folhas Part 2

I’ve posted about my foray in to making mil folhas, and it didn’t go so well. But I REALLY love these pastries, and I’ve never been a quitter. So I tried again.

My Adventure Making Portuguese Mil Folhas

My Adventure Making Portuguese Mil Folhas

My favorite pastries in the world are Portuguese mil folhas. After recently researching them for my novel, Hearts Never Lie, I decided to make these tasty pastries myself.

Teyla Rachel Branton and her dad, The Best Christmas Present

What is Your Best Christmas Present?

Lying there in that hospital bed, my strong father was every bit as helpless as a blind little kitten.

Teyla Rachel Branton website - 10 Funny Grammar Mistakes on Signs

10 Funny Grammar Mistakes on Signs

I hope you laugh out loud at these funny mistakes. I did! This first picture I took myself.

Message in Annie Get Your Gun

Message in Annie Get Your Gun

I was excited when it came time to watch Annie Get Your Gun, but is this the message we want to send our girls?

I Don't Want to Eat Bugs by Rachel Branton featured image

I Don’t Want to Eat Bugs: The Pictures that Inspired the Illustrations

Can a little girl really eat a mouse? A peek at the pictures behind the illustrations in I Don’t Want to Eat Bugs.