Super Easy Sourdough Starter

If you’ve ever had a hard time finding baker’s yeast packets at your local grocery store, you may not realize you have another option. Sourdough starter! I’ve talked to a lot of people who have said, “Oh, we don’t like … Read More

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Pretzel Dip

A few years ago, my mom brought us this magical cheese dip with a bag of Bugles. My first thought was, “Bugles? I don’t think I’ve ever eaten Bugles in my life!” But that dip turned out to be the … Read More

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My Happy Place – for Now

During this time when Garret and I are sharing an office/studio/gym space, I find myself occasionally needing a break. Garret has been co-located or worked out of our home (when he owned his own business) for a couple of decades, … Read More

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Happy Valentine’s Day

I recently took a cookie decorating class from Markie of Honey & Heart Cookie Co. I’m no stranger to icing cookies and Markie gave us so much praise and encouragement that I felt totally comfortable trying her recipes for cookies … Read More

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Pie Crust Cookies

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is pie crust. The pies themselves are mostly, meh, for me. But pie crust! Now that can be turned into something amazing without having to add cooked fruit to it. Cooked … Read More

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A Christmas Story

I love vintage ornaments. They have so many stories to tell! Recently I went with my mom and sister to Sweet Salvage in Phoenix and found so many lovely treasures! As usual, it’s hard to narrow them down to the best … Read More

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Ema’s Blanket

My Grandma Eddie made all her grandkids crocheted blankets. I remember vividly the one she made when I was old enough to ask for specifics: It was white with lavender flowers and green leaves in granny squares. She taught me … Read More

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Finding My Artistic Voice

I had the incredible opportunity recently to create a large-scale chalk art piece for the grand opening of our town’s new cemetery. I had not created a piece quite so large before and had a heckuva time “scaling it up” … Read More

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