Gingerbread Syrup Recipe

I am not normally a coffee drinker, but I’m thinking that’s all about to change.   Since forever, I’ve made my son ‘steamed milk’ with coconut oil, chai spices (made

Unclutter Your Nest Bootcamp and…

First things first, I hope your Thanksgiving was chock full of family, food and good times.  I got up this morning and ran the dishwasher to do the second load

Selling your house this Spring? Winter to-do list

This post has been sponsored by Parrot Uncle, an on-line lighting store but all opinions are mine. Terry and I designed and built our home 12 years ago.  We’ve raised our

Brown Butter Rosemary Cookies

Kate and I will start baking our Christmas cookies this week when she’s home for Thanksgiving.  Actually, we’ll be doing this baking on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving as we will

Felt Holly Leaf Garland

I brought home several ‘bits of Europe, after our hike this past summer,  but there is one more that I’m incorporating into our Christmas this year.   Wool felt was

Ornament Topiaries

Need some quick bling for your Christmas mantle?  These ornament topiaries are quick to make and inexpensive relative to the impact they make!   I don’t know about your family,

Rum Spiced Pear Jam with Gingerbread Scones

As much as I love living in the coastal Southeast, I do get excited when winter rolls in…if for no other reason than I can wear some of my favorite

How to Rescue Rusted Cast Iron Cookware

OR:  Cast Iron Cookware Intensive Care Unit I am a cast iron cookware devotee.  I do like my stainless steel cookware, but when it comes to non-stick, a cast iron