Valentine Sugar Cookies

For those of you who want to put a little bit more thought and effort into your Valentine’s gift, consider baking your own Valentine cookies. I’ve been a fan of sugar cookies for many occasions. As long as you have the appropriate shaped cookie cutters, you can make sugar cookies for most holidays or celebrations. They … More Valentine Sugar Cookies

Homemade Croutons

I love croutons. In fact, I rarely eat salads or even soups without them. Making them is really easy and fast. We always have leftover French bread so I quickly turn them into these crunchy and tasty goodness! Add some herb seasonings to stale French bread, throw them in the over and voila! Ever since … More Homemade Croutons

Enjoy Today!

Hope everyone’s having a great day! There’s not much going on here in my little corner of the universe just a little reminder to “Enjoy Today!” Sometimes life is hard or disappointing but I can assure you that it’s not really as bad as you think it is. For me, I’ve learned to shift focus. … More Enjoy Today!

Winter Sips

Zoey has been on her winter break for the past couple of weeks. We definitely took advantage of her time off and spent a lot of quality time together. We saw The Good Dinosaur, baked sugar cookies and last week went on a little cafe date. She loves sipping on warm beverages as much as … More Winter Sips

Guava, Pomegranate, and Rosemary Sparkling Mocktail

This is the first post shot in our new kitchen! I’ll share some before and after projects of the kitchen soon but today it’s all about holiday mocktails. My hubs and I don’t really drink so mocktails are perfect for us. This Guava, Pomegranate, and Rosemary Sparkling mocktail fits the bill as a vibrant, cheery … More Guava, Pomegranate, and Rosemary Sparkling Mocktail

Waffle Two Ways

If you haven’t eaten, I’m so sorry (#sorrynotsorry)! Today, it’s all about waffle dress-up. There’s a salty version and then a sweet one which means you can either have two individual servings (for you and a friend) or enjoy both all by yourself.   The salty one can serve as your main breakfast meal and … More Waffle Two Ways

Small Bites and Tea

Preparing small bite snacks doesn’t have to be boring. For us well-rounded folks, there are many options. Think about combining your two senses- sight and taste. Everything tastes better when it looks delicious, no? Oh- and by ‘well-rounded’ I mean those of us who eat moderately healthy but can also appreciate the naughty little things … More Small Bites and Tea

Party-Perfect Crostini

If you are planning to take advantage of the last bits of summer entertaining, don’t do it without serving crostini appetizers. They are so quick to assemble and the topping combinations can be as wild as your imagination. Sounds interesting, no? Crostini are basically thin slices of toasted bread with eye-popping yummy toppings. Ok, maybe … More Party-Perfect Crostini