Christmas Cookie Boxes

This year I put together Christmas cookie boxes as gifts for friends and teachers. I love to bake and had a bunch these brown paper separators laying around that I didn't know what to do with from baking treat boxes I always purchase. I thought  making cookie boxes would be a cute way to use … Continue reading Christmas Cookie Boxes



 This year I decided to kick off the holiday season by hosting a Friendsgiving. I wanted to put something together for my girlfriends to show them just how thankful I am for them and our friendships! We moved to North Carolina eight years ago and in those eight years I have established some pretty amazing friendships … Continue reading Friendsgiving

Blackberry & Feta Spinach Salad + Chive Blossom Vinegar & Oil 

Its been so long since I have posted! I started school for dental assisting in August and life has just been SO busy! Oh, how I miss blogging! So I figured it was time to post a quick little something! I had a couple of recipes I never published from last spring that I wanted … Continue reading Blackberry & Feta Spinach Salad + Chive Blossom Vinegar & Oil 

Seed Organizing & Storing

  If you start your plants from seeds you probably have piles of seed packets lying around the house, maybe shoved in a box or bag. This season when I sat down to start my transplant and started rummaging through my unorganized seed packets. I knew it was time to find a better system! Here … Continue reading Seed Organizing & Storing

Lavender & Vanilla Creme Brulee 

With Mother's Day right around the corner, look no further for the perfect sweet treat to make for your Mama! This creme brulee is creamy and savory, full of vanilla flavor with a hint of floral! With lavender in full bloom in NC what a perfect time to use those buds, than in this delightful dessert! … Continue reading Lavender & Vanilla Creme Brulee 

Red Wine & Herb Braised Short Ribs with Gremolata & Farmers Cheese Pierogies 

So Kris and I just recently started buying our beef from a local cow farm and y'all the beef is AMAZING! If you're an NC resident I highly recommend trying out Southern Meadows Farm! Check out their Facebook page in the link below! Southern Meadows Farm So we had purchased all this beef and I … Continue reading Red Wine & Herb Braised Short Ribs with Gremolata & Farmers Cheese Pierogies 

Vanilla & Lilac Sugar Butter Cookies 

I wish this post was scratch and sniff because let's be honest lilacs are one of the best scents of spring!!! So pleasant and fresh! One of my favorite things in the spring is sowing seeds in the garden and smelling the Lilac scent being carried by wind. It's so relaxing! A small breath of … Continue reading Vanilla & Lilac Sugar Butter Cookies