How to Arrange Flowers at Home

The following is an excerpt from my monthly column on My Well-Being.com....more

Vanilla Bean Sugar | Easy No Bake Homemade Gift in Seconds

As you may have guessed by now, I'm sort of a coffee person....more

Milk Chocolate Glaze on Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes | Giant Heart Sprinkles & Giant Heart Valentine's

Last night after a long day of packing up boxes for Valentine's Day orders, I asked Mike to pick up Chinese takeout for dinner - I was exhausted....more

Cinnamon Rolls For Two | Valentine's Day Gift Idea

I've had several readers ask me about preparing my "Homemade Cinnamon Rolls" for Two in my Wooden Baking Baskets, so I thought I'd share a quick how-to....more

Decorating Blue Bird Sugar Cookies

My Sweet Emma helping my roll out cookies - she's become quite a pro! How to Decorate...more

New Valentine's Day Products

Emma helping me with the new header shot....more

Flower Arranging... For Toddlers

It is probably no surprise to any of you - Emma and I do a lot of crafts....more

Meatball Lasagna

The summer before my first year of college I worked at a little Italian bistro in Lexington called the Bistro on Main....more

Italian Restaurant Salad

This is my version of the classic Italian restaurant salad, otherwise known as the only salad Mike will eat - except for spinach with hot bacon dressing, but that doesn't really count as a salad, does it? This salad is a crowd pleaser, my favorite to serve with family diner classics like lasagna (my recipe for "meatball" lasagna coming tomorrow) and garlic bread....more

Poached Salmon & Vegetables with a Lemon Garlic Aioli

It is not often that I go on kicks of any sort....more