DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

I wanted to create a cozy centerpiece for my Kitchen table, while also freeing up some cabinet space. Let me tell you, the possibilities for this Hot Chocolate Bar are endless and it ended up being more of a Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate Bar. I added a few holiday touches for the season, but [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care... okay, tbh, they were hung before Thanksgiving. We had so much fun decorating for our first Christmas in our new home! I absolutely love our fireplace! All of our decorations are inexpensive and most were DIY projects you can easily re-create at home. Of course, most [...]

Five Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Five Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is bake hundreds of cookies and send them to friends and family! Each year I incorporate a new recipe accompanied by the basics! Last year, I participated in a cookie exchange where I brought sugar cookie cut outs and everyone iced their own. It [...]

A True Foodie’s Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

A True Foodie’s Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

With the summer heat wave coming to an end, those 80 degree days are starting to feel more and more like fall! Football is well under way, the thrill of Halloween will pass and the brisk weather will set in- this means Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, [...]

Half Way Through Those New Year’s Resolutions

Half Way Through Those New Year’s Resolutions

Here we are, halfway through 2019 and this year is flying by! I can't believe we are in the month of June and already discussing plans for July. For me, it feels like March was just two weeks ago. I guess that old saying is true, "time flies when you're having fun." Since we're halfway through the [...]

My Favorite Day of the Entire Year: National Wine Day!

My Favorite Day of the Entire Year: National Wine Day!

It’s my FAVORITE day of the year! Okay, so it’s not my birthday and it’s not Christmas so technically it’s my third favorite day of the year... NATIONAL WINE DAY! In a world where there seems to be a national holiday associated with every day of the year, there’s no better time to celebrate wine! [...]

Thoughtful Gifting

Thoughtful Gifting

Maybe this is just a Virgo thing, but If you’re like me, you enjoy finding the perfect gift for each individual on your list. Personally, I value the thought behind a gift that I receive more than I value something tangible. Likewise, this is my approach when giving gifts. I don’t like to give anyone [...]

Cricut: Birthday Gift Edition

Cricut: Birthday Gift Edition

My love for crafting has turned into an OBSESSION. If you don’t have a Cricut, I highly recommend you get one! At first I thought the endless possibilities were completely overwhelming, but as I keep practicing new techniques- those overwhelming projects have seemed easier to create! The OCD in me LOVES the precision of the [...]

Happy National Pecan Day!

Happy National Pecan Day!

Today, April 14th is probably one of the most hyped days for my fellow Texans. No, this has nothing to do with tomorrow’s Tax deadline, although, I would hope you’ve sorted that out by now... It’s National Pecan Day! Thats (puh-con) not (pee-can) for my fellow Pennsylvanians. Here are four super easy recipes you can make at [...]

‘Tis the Season for ‘NUTELLA’ Eggnog

‘Tis the Season for ‘NUTELLA’ Eggnog

There’s something about celebrating the holiday season with a festive drink, sometimes a glass of wine just won’t do. When I think of the days leading up to Christmas, I think of decorating the tree, stringing up the lights and baking cookies- all accompanied with a glass of eggnog. I’ve tried a few recipes over [...]