Karen is a former Director of Social Service, Retail Buyer, and SAHM to two boys now adjusting to a semi-empty nest. She blogs and shares recipes at BakingInATornado.com and developed and administers five multi-blogger monthly writing challenges.
Karen is a Huffington Post contributor and has been featured on multiple websites including BlogHer, The Daily Meal, Mamapedia, Scary Mommy, GenerationFabulous, Foodies Network, Wellnez TV, Better After 50, Midlife Boulevard, The Daily Meal and Treat a Day. She’s affiliated with the Culinary Content Network and is a BlogHer Influencer, She’s been published in the Life Well Blogged series and in the book The Mother of all Meltdowns.
It’s almost here! It’s almost here! We love Independence Day. It’s a birthday party for our country and we celebrate in style. Fireworks are legal and available here. Everyone up and down our ... Read more
Holding on and letting go. Two completely different concepts, right? But right now I find myself trying to balance them both. I have two boys, teenagers at this point. One is a freshman in ... Read more
I often seem to have a theme running through many of my posts in any given month. I don’t do this on purpose. I think that I get inspired by an ingredient, have a few ideas in my head and want to ... Read more
Today I’m hosting a cookie exchange here on What The Flicka. It’s not your average cookie exchange. In fact, there’s good news and there’s bad news. Good news: you don’t have to bake a bunch of ... Read more
I’m so happy to be able to present this virtual feast. I know that as the calendar turns to November many of us start to think about Thanksgiving. I thought this would be the perfect time to ... Read more
I have a rule in my house, no Halloween until October 1st. I hate how stores push holidays so early, it takes the fun out of it for me to see Halloween costumes already out in August. But it’s ... Read more