xoxoArlene.com

Gold Bars

Gold Bars

Back when I was in elementary school Wednesday was a day we looked forward to almost as much as Friday. On Wednesday our school got out early, and to make the day even better it was the day of our weekly bake sale. There was one item that was so popular that they almost always sold out of: Gold Bars. Unfortunately the schools in Albuquerque no longer hold bake sales but for those of you that have been searching (or those that would like to try them), here’s the recipe! This is one of my favorite treats to make. It’s…

2017 Goals

I’ve never really been one for New Year’s resolutions. I never stick with them. By the time March rolls around I’ve forgotten all about them. After looking back at 2016 I realized there are things I’d like to work on changing this year so I decided to set a few goals for myself. Get Healthier Last year I started taking steps towards getting healthier. I want to continue working on that. High blood pressure and diabetes run in my family and I realize I really need to start taking better care of myself. I cut back on the sodas and…

New Year, New Beginnings

I know what your thinking, didn’t she launch her website a couple of months ago and post something about a new beginning? Well sort of… A couple of months ago my site was hacked, which resulted in me deleting everything from my site then realizing that I had lost the back up files of my site when I did a system restore a few weeks before. I was upset but decided to turn lemons into lemonade and take advantage of the fresh new start. Then not long after it happened again. I was completely discouraged and almost got rid of…