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What I Learned from my First Bake Sale

What I Learned from my First Bake Sale

This weekend I held my first ever bake sale to raise money for a local animal rescue. I had no clue what I was doing but ended up pulling it off quite successfully – earning $331. So, here is what I learned!

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Canning Fresh Tomato Sauce

Canning Fresh Tomato Sauce

I’m not a total stranger to canning, since my mom and grandma used to can pickles and jams in the summer when I was a kid. So, when my mom needed to figure out something to do with the pounds upon pounds of tomatoes coming from her community garden I decided I would try my(…)

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10 Picks for the Perfect Picnic

10 Picks for the Perfect Picnic

I really love everything about picnics. I love all the cute picnic food, the clever way people package them for on the go. I love buying picnic baskets, especially old fashioned ones from thrift stores. Basically, I like purchasing all the necessary equipment but the one thing I’m not great at is actually following through(…)

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Candy Corn Inspired Treats

Candy Corn Inspired Treats

Candy corn is probably the most iconic, and divisive Halloween candy in existence. Whether you love it or hate it, it ┬áis synonymous with Halloween. With that in mind, I’ve compiled several of my favorite candy corn treats from around the web. If you happen to hate the flavor of candy corn, fear not. Not(…)

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Hot Chocolate on a Stick Gift Bags

Hot Chocolate on a Stick Gift Bags

This project is week 3 in the Dare to DIY Series: give handmade. A couple of years ago I made similar gift bags as party favors at my Tacky Christmas Sweater Party. I decided to make a batch again this year for party favors, and to hand out as little gifts to the mailman, neighbors,(…)

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Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

This is one of my favorite last-minute, super quick Halloween treats. I came up with the idea several years ago, and people kind of went nuts over them. I hesitate to call it a recipe, because it’s so simple, but based on the reaction I get to them, I wanted to share! I worked off(…)

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