Pretty mimosas with herb garnish.

Grapefruit Mimosas

Celebrating and mimosas just seem to go together, and there’s always something to celebrate. Let’s open a bottle of bubbly and get started. Originally mimosas were made with orange juice, but today I’m featuring grapefruit mimosas that are almost too pretty to drink. Continue reading

Very yummy peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookie!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Gluten Free Option)

I’m not sure if I dare call peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookies a healthy snack, but they’re close. They can also be made gluten-free, which is a welcome option for family members with a sensitivity to gluten. Continue reading

Easy to bake these lemon lime scones.

Lemon Lime Scone Recipe

Every time I bake-up a batch of sweets, I think of the quote by Oscar Wilde, “I can resist everything except temptation”. I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time passing up fresh scones. Especially lemon lime scones that are soft, crumbly and easy to make. Continue reading

Shortbread cookie dipped in white chocolate and heart confetti.

Shortbread Cookie Recipe

How can anyone who loves shortbread ever get tired of these simple cookies, especially when there are a bazillion variations to make? If you are looking for an excuse to make shortbread cookies, how about Valentine’s Day. Dipped Shortbread Cookies are sure to melt anyone’s heart. Continue reading

Paperwhite bulbs ready for planting.

How To Grow Paperwhites

Having the opportunity to learn new things and share them with you, is why I love having a blog. Today I’m sharing how to grow paperwhites. This is my first attempt and now that I know how easy it is to grow them, it’s going to be an annual tradition. Continue reading


Winter Printable And A Look Back

I have to confess that secretly I love winter.  I love having a fire in the fireplace. I love wearing sweaters and gloves and scarves. I love drinking gallons of hot chocolate, and if I’m lucky I might see a few snowflakes. Today I have a winter printable to say thank you to all that visited my blog, shared a posts, pinned photos and left comments this year. I appreciate you so much! Continue reading

Vintage Christmas Cards

Create Vintage Gift Tags For Treat Bags

These yummy treat bags are for my co-workers. It’s a surprise. 😉 If you’re looking for last-minute ideas you can make them too. Treat bags are always fun to give and receive. Today I’m sharing an easy way to create vintage gift tags, and a delightfully simple recipe for white candy coated popcorn. Continue reading

Freshest ingredients make up this appetizing tray.

Create Your Own Charcuterie Tray

When I make a charcuterie tray, I thrown the rules out the window and create it just the way we like it.  The range of favors and textures never disappoints, no matter what type of wine we decide to open. Create your own charcuterie tray to serve as an appetizer or enjoy as a romantic meal by following a few suggestions. Continue reading