milk and honey tart with zinnias

Slow Living and a Milk and Honey Mascarpone Tart

This year I made a resolution to be more present.  I am a very stressed out and anxious person, which is why when I first heard about the idea of ‘slow living’ it intrigued me.  Not that I need this whole movement in order to make myself be present, but the idea of just living […]

grapefruit on board with curd in jard

Grapefruit Curd

Curd.  Sounds disgusting, I mean really, what kind of a word is that?  It reminds me of the word curdled, and lets be honest, that word isn’t often said with a smile across your face.  But throw the word citrus in front…o-m-deliciousness, it’s amazeballs, and if you try and argue with me about it, you’ll […]


Flower Arranging Tutorial

For the last few years I’ve done a lot of flower arranging.  Flowers for gifts, flowers for church, flowers for weddings.  Lots of flowers!  Since I get a lot of requests from people asking for some tips, I figured I’d put up a little flower ‘follow along’ tutorial.  Here are a few basic tips I […]

Sprinkle Monster Poptarts on wooden platter

Sprinkle Monster Poptarts & Sprinkle Sunday

  Sprinkle Sunday!  It’s a new thing, I just created it!  Livy is obsessed with sprinkles, Ireland probably is too, but she can’t really voice that, except for the fact that she grunts and cries when I take them away.  So by popular opinion in my house, we love sprinkles and are starting Sprinkle Sunday!  […]

pink roses and sugar on a wooden board

Rose Petal Sugar

I’m not entirely sure who wakes up in the morning and thinks to themselves, “I wish I had rose tinted sugar!”  But if that’s you, then you’re in the right place.  Our rose bushes only had a few roses left, so I decided to put them to good use.   It doesn’t get easier than this […]

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