welcome to Stansberry Jam

  Hi, thanks for visiting my blog! I am so excited to continue my blog at this new site and plan on having a lot of fun doing it!  I'm focusing on family, food, interior design and photography. I hope you'll add me to your faves and let me get to know you! Here's a little bit about me. I'm a mom to tt... > Read More



March 09, 2016

I Heart Faces - Best face 2016 part 2

My second submission for the I Heart Faces best face photo challenge! To see more go to   >Read More

Creating My Cottage
December 31, 2014


Christmas at the new house this year has been fabulous! I have always loved Christmas, but it was always so cramped in our little house that I kind of looked forward to taking down the tree and getting back to normal Not this year! I was actually sad to take everything down. I love the light the Christmas tree provides in the evenings. It makes me ... >Read More

January 10, 2014

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I saw some gross looking bananas in my fruit bowl this morning and decided to make some banana bread. I also added chocolate chips because they make everything better. This is a very simple recipe and the bread turned out moist and delicious!  Side note: it's 1 tsp of vanilla and baking soda, not 1/2. Sorry about that!  Violet wanted to t... >Read More

December 02, 2013

New family pics

We recently had some new pics taken for our Christmas cards and this is one of my faves:  Also this crazy one:  I'll show more after our cards are sent out! I had Laura Vanderzee do our pics this year and she was great! And super sweet also!  >Read More

January 05, 2012

My Photos on Pioneer Woman

At the beginning of 2010 I made a goal to have one of my photos featured on Pioneer Woman. I'm a major PW fan and having a photo on her website was very important to me! By January 21st, I had achieved my goal! This photo of a beautiful sunset in Belfast, Ireland was featured during the Sunset Contest: The next contest I was featured in was... >Read More