I like to make sweets! Specifically, I like chocolate chip cookies, French toast, home-made ice cream and caramel popcorn. And these all have one common ingredient......Vanilla Extract. It's a staple in my pantry. There is about 1/2 teaspoon left in the bottle so vanilla … [Read more...] about Making Vanilla Extract (& what I learned)
Who doesn't like chocolate......or cake......or an easy Valentine's Day dessert. If you're like me, you're busy and just realized that Valentine's Day is in a couple of days. You like creating special treats for your friends or family. But what can you do that won't take a … [Read more...] about Easy Chocolate Valentine Cakes
Chili in the winter is one of my favorite comfort foods! I'd even say that my chili is as satisfying as reading a good book curled up in front of a fire. And it's one of the most affordable meals to make if you're on a budget. I've been making Chili since I was a young girl, … [Read more...] about You Won’t Believe What I Put in My Chili Recipe!
Gardening is a funny thing. In the spring, you dream of planting all the vegetables you love. By late summer you are begging your friends to "please, take the veggies" because you are so tired of them. I was that way until we bought this house. We have so many trees in this … [Read more...] about Keto Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Salad
You know the story of the cobbler's kids who have no shoes? Yea. That's us with this house. We own our business, MorningStar Studio and are still in the middle of our DIY house remodel. And one afternoon last fall we needed a break! In my head (and maybe my heart) I had … [Read more...] about Pink Sangria