๐ŸŽ€Team Ella๐ŸŽ€

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I myself will be participating in a 5k! As some of you may know from reading my blog, my beautiful mama was diagnosed this year with Breast Cancer & is still receiving chemotherapy & soon radiation. I really wanted to do something with my family & friends to…

Making Strides for Team Ella

Onย March 28, 2018 Ella, my beautiful mama, was diagnosed with breast cancer. We all know that early detection is key, & she is greateful that is her case. Sheโ€™s ย currently undergoing 8 rounds of chemo, which will be followed by 5 weeks of radiation. Both will be completed by New Year. She cannot walk this…

Baking For The Boobies

Being in my kitchen is one of my favorite places. My mama raised me in the kitchen to help her with meals and help set the table. The picture above is my Mama & I at 2 years old circa 1994. It’s definitely something a woman should be familiar with. Baking has always been so…

If you donโ€™t like ice cream, we canโ€™t be friends

When you think about dessert, what is the first thing that comes to mind? (Comment below) I love cold, sweet & chocolatey desserts. I’m talking about the good stuff, cheesecake, ice cream, tiramisu, I love them all. But ice cream is literally my guilty pleasure. There is always some sort of ice cream in my…

Itโ€™s Peanut Butter Cheesecake Time!

I love baking, especially when it’s for someone else. I made a date with my mother to scrapbook with her. We meet once a week to actively continue a scrapbook we started once my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. But I always see her more than once a week. I decided I would bring…

Smile!

I dare you to smile at someone new today! I love inspirational quotes to get me through a bad day. I have a board on my Pinterest full of them! Check it out & some other amazing boards! I know you love Pinterest as much as I do. Don’t lie! What are some quotes you…

Am I Superstitious or Am I Crazy?

Growing up in a Russian & Jewish household, with my ancestors speaking Yiddish, I was taught what a superstition was. By definition, superstition is “a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation.” Truly meaning you believe in something for a reason,…

Happy Friday!

As the alarm goes off at 7:10am, my eyes pop open and I immediately press snooze. Just for five quick minutes. I open my eyes again and just start looking right to my boyfriend, Jeremy. He lays there so peacefully, dreaming about me probably as he always tells me. As I try to get up,…

Hi Everyone!

Francesca Rachel is my name. 25 years young happily taken by my boyfriend Jeremy Steven for the last seven years. Rescuing our cat Sox before Hurricane Henry was the best thing we decided to do. Family comes first in my book. Running a restaurant and an ice cream/coffee cafe with my dad, and boyfriend keeps…