It doesn’t feel like a year has past. I still cannot fully comprehend the effects of my loss, and I don’t think I ever will. I’ve come to realize I’ll never be “over it”. I will always have sorrow in my heart, but that’s not to say I mope around all day. My tears come … More One Year
What better way to bring in the Christmas spirit than filling your home with the rich aromas of the holiday season! I was inspired by the youtuber Ingrid Nilsen and her video on DIY Room Scents, or simmering potpourris. I chose to do the Christmas-y scent, and my house started to smell like Michael’s Arts … More DIY Christmas Potpourri
This is not another pumpkin recipe. I know pumpkin filled anything is a classic dessert on most Thanksgiving Day tables, but with everyone going pumpkin crazy these days (eg. pumpkin spice cereal, oreos, lattés, candy bars, etc.) let’s change things up a bit. May I introduce to you, maple syrup! When I think of maple … More Perfect Thanksgiving Cookies
With the chilly weather nipping at my nose and toes, it’s that time of the year to snuggle up in a cozy sweater with a cup of tea in my hands. Ah, that’s the life people! Warm hands, warm tummy, and the sweet and spicy aromatic tea leaves enveloping the olfactory bulbs and tastes buds … More Pinkies Up, It’s Tea Time!
When I don’t have an oven to bake cookies, I make…muddy buddies! They require a few ingredients and are easy to make. As I’ve discovered on Pinterest, you could do so many things with muddy buddies. And since fall season is here, why not play around with fall inspired muddy buddy recipes. But I found … More Last Minute Halloween Party Treats!
As the temperature drops into the low 80s, it finally feels like autumn is here in Southern California. And with Halloween around the corner, I started feeling festive and wanted to spruce up my house a bit with some autumn decor. Now this is my first attempt to decorate my house besides the usual lone … More Autumn Decor
Working at a school and seeing the students fervently read their books, got me to thinking about my own childhood bookworm days. Boy oh boy, did I read A LOT! Living in a not so great area and having to read a book a month for school book reports, what could a little girl do … More Top 5 Childhood Books