Hellooooo! It has been a busy few weeks since my last post! I hope you enjoyed the home progress pictures I posted here; of course we are still working away. Most recently we finished the landscaping outside, so now we are just waiting for our blooms to blossom and our veggies to sprout! We did… Continue reading Easter Weekend!
I picked up some Trader Joe’s pumpkin butter and pumpkin bread mix back around Thanksgiving, not knowing it would become my favorite thing to cook (and eat!) this holiday season! At the suggestion of a college friend who used to work at TJ’s, I married the two ingredients… and y’all… it is delicious. I have sent this to… Continue reading Trader Joe’s Holiday Bread
Part of the reason I love this time of year is because I intentionally slow down enough to make time for some of the things that make me happy. (It’s probably an unfortunate truth that I don’t do this enough the other 11 months of the year, but nonetheless.) This Christmas season already has so many fun memories!… Continue reading Christmas Cheer
Christmas is my favorite holiday, and I look forward to decorating every year. Making old stuff fit into a new space can be challenging and I thought I had “a lot” of Christmas décor until it just didn’t go very far in this house! But, I have managed to come up with a few festive vignettes in each… Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.
Confession #1: I have a woodpile. Pallets. Windows. Doors. Boxes. Random scraps. Old furniture. Right now, my pile is in our garage and it drives my poor husband crazy. Confession #2: I started this project last Christmas and didn’t finish in time for Advent. Confession #3: This isn’t nearly the detailed, Pinterest-worthy pallet wood Advent calendar you can find online… Continue reading Pallet Wood Advent Calendar
I don’t have a ton of time today, but I wanted to share a couple of recipes. I’m contributing some of the dessert to Thanksgiving dinner this year, and it doesn’t get any easier than this! Pecan pie filling on the left; Fudge pie filling on the right I have made both of these pies countless… Continue reading Classic Pecan and Fudge Pies!