Spiced & Spiked Apple Cider

Apple cider can be wonderful on its own, but why not jazz it up with some warm spices and then spike it with your choice of spirit?  You can save some time by making a batch cocktail for your Thanksgiving gathering (which hopefully isn’t too big this year!). You...

Small Business Gift Guide 2020

Of all years, it’s more important than ever that we consider small businesses for our holiday gift purchases (or some retail therapy for yourself… no judgment!).  The companies that have made it this far through the pandemic may be barely hanging on by a thread,...

Blueberry Galette with Hazelnut Crust

I posted a photo of a blueberry galette on Instagram the other day, and lots of people wanted to see the recipe, so here we are!  After re-testing the recipe, writing it down, and photographing it, I realized this will be the THIRD fruit galette recipe with a nut...

Spa at Home: Chilled Lavender Towels

I think we could all use a spa day.  Between canceled vacations, postponed weddings, remote learning, not leaving the house, and the general anxiety that comes from hundreds of thousands of people dying from a highly contagious virus… yeah, we could use a break. ...

Instant Pot Risotto with Sweet Potato + Lemon

I love making risotto, and I generally don’t mind the stirring it requires.  I was a skeptic when I heard about Instant Pot risotto, but having a small child has forced me to be more open to time-saving techniques.  Much to my surprise and delight, the texture and...