Texas Taco Soup

When I made this for dinner the other night, I didn’t intend on making this into a blog post (hence no photos of the prep). My husband took a bite and informed me that I Keep Reading

Braided Rosemary Caraway Garlic Bread

This is the BEST BREAD EVER. Few ingredients, no kneading and you get fluffy yummy bread after a 20 min bake. This is the claim that was made on the blog NightPsalms by Becky Laparra.  After Keep Reading

DIY Hand Warmers and Filler Comparison

The weather has turned! The mornings and evenings are not just cool but crisp and with school starting in the dim light of morning our half mile trudge to school is chilly. To help beat Keep Reading

Mirror Pond Apple Pie with Candied Jalapeños

So a couple days ago I was on Facebook and happened to see that my all time favorite brewery, Deschutes Brewery, was looking for dessert recipes to add to their “A Deschutes Brewery Thanksgiving”. The Keep Reading

Drinking your Dessert! A Dessert Cocktail

Every now and again, I highly recommend drinking your dessert.  And tonight, this cocktail is just the ticket.  The caramel vodka adds a wonderful warm caramel sweetness, the Frangelico provides a toasty hazelnut backdrop, and the Keep Reading

Decadent Pumpkin Pie Brownies

Talk about delicious! These pumpkin pie brownies taste as if a pumpkin pie and a batch of brownies had babies! I don’t even really like pumpkin pie, I think it’s something to do with the Keep Reading

This Little Light Of Mine. Fall Is Here!

Welcome fall!  On our morning walks to school I am dazzled by the changing foliage all around.  Headed home today I collected several leaves and transformed them into a new center piece for family gatherings Keep Reading

Give New Life to Left Over Tile

On a recent trip to our local ReBuilding Center a wonderful discovery was made!  Inexpensive stone tile just waiting for new life.  If you are looking for great gifts to DIY this winter take a trip Keep Reading

Finding Design Inspiration

A new house is an amazing thing.  It’s exciting and exhilarating and full of promise and possibilities.  The remodeling!  The decorating!  The dreaming!  And then there’s the doing, which can be utterly overwhelming, and bring Keep Reading

Personalize Your Guest Room

With the holidays approaching it may be time to brush the cobwebs out of your guest room.  Many of us travel far and wide to be with our families to celebrate but if you are Keep Reading