Life in Lape Haven
Life in Lape Haven: A Lady Unrivaled - Book Review & Giveaway. Roseanna White's latest release in her Edwardian-era "Ladies of the Manor" series is a perfect conclusion to all the intrigue, drama, and romance that we have followed throughout the trilogy. You can win a copy of her book, A Lady Unrivaled, by entering the giveaway.

A Lady Unrivaled – Book Review &...

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Life in Lape Haven: 3 Things I Know about Becoming a Mother. With all the parents-wanting-to-be swooning over my baby belly lately, I find that there are a few things I want them to know about what it means to become a mommy or a daddy.

3 Things I Know About Becoming a Mother

Counting from when I first became pregnant with Elijah, I’ve been a mother for around seven years. Looking back at the starry-eyed mommy-wanting-to-be that I was when we were first preparing to start our family, I don’t think I realized how...

Life in Lape Haven: Tried It Tuesday: Chocolate Cake with Simple Bavarian Cream & Chocolate Ganache. Easy recipes for a tasty Bavarian cream filling and decadent chocolate ganache that take a regular boxed Devil's food cake from ordinary to extraordinary with very little effort or time!

Chocolate Cake with Simple...

In my family, there are three of us with birthdays in September. Not only do my dad, my younger brother, and I share a birthday month, but we nearly share a birthday week (Dad’s is on the 5th, Caleb’s is the 7th, and I’m a week later on the...

Life in Lape Haven: Tried It Tuesday - Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream. A delicious, traditional-style homemade vanilla ice cream recipe that's perfect for summer (or anytime of the year!) One of our family's favorites.

Tried It Tuesday: Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

There is just something about homemade ice cream, isn’t there? I think the first time I remember tasting it was when I was a little girl, and we went to a picnic or some kind of special event at my maternal grandparents’ church. Outside near...

Life in Lape Haven: The Laundry Sorting Game. When my preschooler wanted to play a game, but I needed to get laundry done, I came up with a new game that helps my son learn his color, matching, and an important life skill - all in one.

The Laundry Sorting “Game”

Now that Elijah is back in school, I am Josiah’s primary playmate, which means I’m back to doing housework with my little tag-along. While he does play well by himself when I need him to, I like involving my children in various household chores...

Life in Lape Haven: 8 of My Favorite Things About Being Pregnant. Pregnancy can bring all sorts of discomforts and inconveniences, but there are so many wonderful parts to being pregnant. Here are 8 of my favorite!

8 of My Favorite Things About Being Pregnant

For the last few months, this third pregnancy has had me slightly off my game more so than my other two pregnancies did. The tiredness, nausea, yucky taste, and more have been a bit of a struggle, especially with having my two boys to keep up...