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 

Girls Afternoon Tea Menu

I was inspired to host tea after some girlfriends and I attended afternoon tea at the O'Henry hotel in Greensboro. It was a super cute, fun and unique way to spend a girls day out! Here is a picture below! Super cute right?!? Then my mother-in-law gave me these beautiful tea cups that were her … Continue reading Girls Afternoon Tea Menu

DIY Lavender & Chamomile Tea Filter Bags 

I have the cutest little DIY project for you! If you're a tea lover like myself, you'll love these lavender and chamomile tea filters! They seriously take  5-7 minutes! I always have an abundance of dried herbs from the garden, which is always leaving me with the question...what the h?@# do I do with all these … Continue reading DIY Lavender & Chamomile Tea Filter Bags 

Garden Brunch Menu & Tips on Hosting Brunch

One of my favorite things to do with my girlfriends is to get together for coffee and to catch up while our little ones  are at school. We try to do this once a month and it usually consists of coffee, baked goods, good conversation and even better company! It was my turn to host … Continue reading Garden Brunch Menu & Tips on Hosting Brunch

Lavender & Rosemary Scones + Lemon Glaze

        Happy (almost) Spring Y'all!! The weather here in NC has been awesome! Actually a littler nicer than normal for March in NC. So I am feeling like spring arrived two weeks ago and I am absolutely loving it!Last year I made Ree Drummonds Lemon and Rosemary Scones to put in a … Continue reading Lavender & Rosemary Scones + Lemon Glaze

Chocolate & Lavender Donuts with White Chocolate Ganache Glaze 

How about some tasty chocolate donuts? Donuts make everything better! So does chocolate! These moist, chocolatey lavender donuts with a white chocolate glaze are SO SO TASTY! They are a MUST for your sweet this Valentines Day! We have had lots of snow here in NC lately which is odd. It has me really dreaming about spring and … Continue reading Chocolate & Lavender Donuts with White Chocolate Ganache Glaze 

Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping with Garden Herbs 

Brown paper packages tied up with string those are a few of my favorite things!  I instantly thought of this line from that song while wrapping these packages. I'm always looking for ways to use my herbs in the garden.  So with Christmas around the corner and lots of packages to be wrapped I thought … Continue reading Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping with Garden Herbs 

Lavender & Red Wine Custard Shortbread Tartlets 

 Here are a few of my favorite things... lavender, dessert and red wine! Not necessarily in that order!So my husband has been traveling out of the country for work more than normal lately. To places like Ireland and France. I wish I could join him but I have babies to raise!  In good time I will eventually … Continue reading Lavender & Red Wine Custard Shortbread Tartlets 

Lavender Coconut White Chocolate Chip Cookies 

  I know I know it is September but I had to get one more lavender recipe in. It's still been in the 90's here in North Carolina which means my lavender is still blooming. No complaints here! I loved how my last lavender cookies turned out so I knew I wanted to make another lavender … Continue reading Lavender Coconut White Chocolate Chip Cookies