Family Recipe: South African Melk Tart (Custard Pie)

South African Melk Tart Recipe

South African Melk Tart (or custard pie) is one of my very favorite deserts. Every time I eat it, which is not often enough, it fills me with a warm, nostalgic feeling.  Plus, it is delicious, so that’s just as Continue reading

Thinking outside the Box: Creative, Last-Minute Gift Ideas!

The Grace Scarf from Rethreaded

It’s the weekend before the big holidays commence, and if you are like me,  you haven’t been able to commit to your final gifts because you want to make sure you get something different. Sure, sweaters and socks have their 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

Freebie Friday Contest – Courtesy of Alouette Cheese & Chavrie

Hopefully your mouths have been watering all week as I fill you with news of the amazing cheeses I have been enjoying courtesy of Alouette and Chavrie!  There have been cheese platters: Garlic-y feasts: And Baked Brie Tarts with Candied Cranberries, Walnuts Continue reading