Beach themed tablescape + my husband’s favorite pie

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EDWARDS®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #EdwardsPies http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV We just returned from vacation at the beach a week ago and have definitely been feeling the vacation blues.  Ever get those?  The “I miss being on vacation/wish […]

25+ Homemade Food Gifts in a Jar (31 days to take the stress out of Christmas)

This post is part of a series – “31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas”. You can read all the posts in the series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss a post you can subscribe to have every post delivered to your inbox, or follow me on facebook. So earlier in […]

Make and freeze cookie dough for fresh cookies in minutes (31 days to keep the Stress out of Christmas)

This post is part of a series – “31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas”. You can read all the posts in the series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss a post you can subscribe to have every post delivered to your inbox, or follow me on facebook. I LOVE hot, […]

Family Favorites Christmas Recipes (Day 22 of 31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas)

This post is part of a series – “31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas”. You can read all the posts in the series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss a post you can subscribe to have every post delivered to your inbox, or follow me on facebook. Since we talked […]

Coffee Punch

If you love coffee, or Frappuccino’s you will LOVE this coffee punch.  In fact many people that don’t drink coffee still say they like this punch. I made this for 2 bridal showers this summer – a beach themed one and a modern vintage one and it was a hit.  I mean how can you go […]

Modern Vintage Green + Gold Bridal Shower Luncheon

This has been the year for weddings in our church!  I am the shower coordinator right now and this is the 3rd bridal shower  + 1 baby shower we have had since March.  And one more to go before the year is done.  I enjoy being stretched and challenged in my decorating and seeing how […]

10+ ways to use Ball Jars (+ enter to win your own green vintage Ball jars!)

Ball jars!  They have sort of taken the world by storm.  What your grandmother knew only as a container to can veggies, jams, and fruits from her garden… our generation knows them as the classic American-made icon perfect for decorating and crafting!  From weddings, to home décor, to tableware, to outdoor lighting, mason jars or […]

Mocha Banana Breakfast Smoothie (coffee + breakfast in 1 cup!)

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BreakfastEssentials http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” My husband introduced me to Carnation Breakfast Essentials 5-6 years ago and I have enjoyed making drinks and smoothies with it for breakfast (or really anytime of day […]

Adding some chalkboard fun to my glass canisters

Back before Christmas, I replaced the canisters on my kitchen counter with these glass canisters.  My canisters had gotten some hairline cracks in them and were allowing moisture to get in so my sugar was getting hard as a rock and my flour wasn’t keeping fresh.  The glass jars are these Anchor Hocking Heritage Hill […]

Easy Crockpot Applesauce

I posted this picture to Instagram and facebook last week and many of you requested the recipe and process for how I make homemade applesauce and then make homemade crockpot apple butter too. So here is phase 1 – making homemade crockpot applesauce!   Seriously this is extremely easy and only takes a few minutes.  Your […]