Category Archives: Food

For the New Year

Today, we are taking down our holiday decorations, cleaning out old stuff to welcome the new and all in all regrouping from the last couple of weeks. I have come to really love and appreciate all the time spent with … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Vanilla Bath Salts, Cake + Free Goodies!

Our house has officially turned into my workshop for the next couple of days. There are gift-making supplies in the kitchen, in the living room and on our dining room table. I’ve been so busy with school that I haven’t … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Apple Butter Recipe with Free Printables!

Last year, I unknowingly started a Christmas tradition when I gave apple butter as gifts to our family. I’ve been asked to make it again this year, and I can’t say that I mind. I’m using the same recipe from … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Nut Brittle Recipe & Giveaway!

Today, I’m excited to have another guest on the blog! I met Deb Ray through my connection with Beers in Sac when I wrote an article that featured her, and we have remained virtual pals ever since! I met her … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 11 – Flavored Popcorn Recipes

Popcorn is such an underrated snack food. It’s easy to make and pretty darned versatile. You can eat it plain, make it spicy, make it savory or make it sweet. You can use it in a mix of pretzels and … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 8 – Mason Jar Mixes

I remember when I was a young girl and my mom’s friend always gave us cookie mix in a mason jar. My mom always baked, and 99% of what she made was from scratch, but on the days that we … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 4

The holidays bring out the baker in all of us. Whether you are a host or a guest this holiday season, you will most likely be baking. I don’t know if it’s this, my increased sense of nesting or my … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas

Today, I’m starting something new and fun on my blog! Every day from now until Christmas, I will be posting something fun and DIY related on my blog, and I’ve invited some of friends to join, too! It will either … Continue reading

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Homemade Holidays: DIY Swap – An update

I can barely contain my excitement for the Homemade Holidays: DIY Swap at Shine on Sunday! It’s my first time hosting something like this, and I love how it’s all coming together. There have been some changes since my last … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

As I was going over our calendar and how many weeks we have until Thanksgiving, Cecilia’s birthday, Christmas and Freddy’s arrival, I literally gasped. It’s crazy. I’ve started making lists. All kinds of lists. Home project lists, craft lists, gift … Continue reading

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