The Perfect Gift for your Favorite Home Cook from

Bamboo Cutting Board

We are not huge on frivolous gift giving in my house. As a matter of fact, we use holidays and birthdays as a time to get those things that have been on our wish list for quite some time. These occasions Continue reading

Thanksgiving Potluck Appetizers

Beet pickled deviled eggs for holiday appetizer

It’s November people! And I am already starting to hear holiday rumblings on Facebook and elsewhere. But I am not going to let Thanksgiving get away that easy! Every year, we do a potluck Thanksgiving at one of my in-laws. Continue reading

Homemade Mac & Cheese – Perfect for the Holiday Potluck!

The perfect holiday potluck dish. It’s an elusive item. Actually, any potluck dish is always a tough choice, especially for a food blogger. You want to show off your cooking skills and style, but you don’t want to make anything too Continue reading

Orange Drop Cookies and Annual Holiday Cookie Exchange – A Guest Post from the Best Friend

She’s back! Last Spring you may remember that my best friend Missy did a guest post stint for the blog as she tested my lemon blueberry tart recipe. Well, since that time, Missy, her husband and their daughter Bailey have welcomed Continue reading

Renee’s Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday spirit in the air, (damned if they don’t bring out those red Starbucks cups earlier and earlier every year) I thought it was time to bring you a list of the things that are ruling my wish list. Continue reading