An easy recipe for Snickerdoodles with Egg Nog Ganache Frosting using store-bought Snickerdoodle mix and an easy to make 3 ingredient frosting.
Make a Monogrammed ornament the old fashioned way – without an electronic cutting machine.
I have a quick and easy project with you today… a monogrammed, glittered ornament that you can make without an electronic cutting machine. (Because not everybody has one!) These make wonderful neighbor gifts… just add add ribbon and tie on to a wrapped plate of holiday goodies and you’ve elevated your gift giving. Do monograms ever go […]
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip. The best appetizer recipe ever.
Whether it’s for a party, watching the game, or you just feel like a yummy snack for the family – this amazing appetizer is sure to be a fan favorite at your house! I’m going to sharing my friend Kirsten’s recipe for appetizer crack Buffalo Chicken Dip. This stuff is amazing and highly addictive. You have […]
Turning plain pumpkins into elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving.
Once Halloween is over, you can paint your real pumpkins and add a touch of bling to create elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving. Why toss all of those orange pumpkins? Add a little paint, ribbon and some sparkle to create something beautiful.
100+ Halloween ideas in honor of Friday the 13th!
I looooove Halloween so much! I couldn’t let Friday the 13th go by unacknowledged! Here are more than 100 different Halloween costumes, crafts, treats, projects and decor ideas for you to check out! Happy Haunting! Are you ready for some spooky inspiration…? So awesome! Happy Halloween (prepping!)
My “go-to” recipes for cooking outside (bonfires, tailgating, camping, etc.)
We tend to think of summer time as prime grilling time, but as we transition into fall we are still cooking outside, right? It’s time for tailgate parties, and for those of us who live along the coast, we can still have beach bonfires, and we always try to take a few fall camping trips, […]
Drying Hydrangeas. It’s so easy.
I love fresh flowers. I love Hydrangeas. I will even tolerate dried flowers…. as long as they’re Hydrangeas. Here’s an easy way to dry them, and it’s amazing how long they will keep! First, find yourself a Hydrangea bush. If your neighbors have one and you don’t… make friends with your neighbors. Go ahead and […]
Favorite Campfire Recipes
Is it just me, or are our appetites bigger when we are cooking over an open fire? We recently returned from our annual camping trip up near Lake Tahoe. Food that is cooked directly over an open campfire just seems to taste better, you know? So I thought I’d share a few of our favorite […]
DIY wine cork crafts.
When you’re a wine lover like I am, you tend to have an abundant supply of wine corks. Crafting and decorating with them are still quite popular, and here are some fabulous examples of all you can do with them. This post contains affiliate links. Gather your loose wine corks, or purchase some online in […]
Pork and Black Bean Rice Cakes with Cilantro Sour Cream Sauce
Do you ever have days where you a) didn’t want to cook; b) didn’t plan dinner; and, c) didn’t want to cook…? I do that all the time so I got creative with some left overs. I had pulled pork that was in the fridge left over from making these yummy quesadillas and I made […]