Category Archives: Food

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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The DIY Chronicles

When I moved all of my craft supplies and half-finished projects from what is now Freddy’s room to my craft palace in the backyard, I could not deny it anymore. I have way too many unfinished projects. A feeling a … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

After today, the virtual world as we know it will change. No more funny costume posts, no more pumpkins being painted or carved, the pumpkin recipes will start trickling away (except from here…they will always be here). We will start … Continue reading

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