Every now and then while scouring the internet to unearth random new crafting gadgets, my inner child sometimes (most of the time) comes out and I find something I HAVE TO HAVE. It’s like taking a kid to grocery store hungry, and the next thing you know they’re eating a box of animal crackers when you’re not looking. All of this to say that I had a similar experience a few weeks ago when I stumbled upon a Tetris cookie cutter set… which I bought… and then proceeded to make DIY tetris cookies with.
Technically there’s no real occasion and we’re not reinventing the cookie wheel, I just thought it would be cool to spend a few hours out of our lives making edible childhood nostalgia. You know, just the usual antics around here…
photo by Jared Smith, recipe here
Hey, hey, hey! Lee here, and it’s time to chat about a quintessential element for any one who loves to entertain (hello, upcoming holidays!). The bar cart basics!
I love having people over and entertaining friends and family so as we planned our dining room reno I knew this was a non-negotiable item. But once I started assessing everything we need I found it a bit overwhelming. After some research and discoveries I decided to keep it simple and break it down to the basics. Of course each one has a fun little twist.
So here’s a few recommendations for anyone creating a bar cart at home or looking to revamp their current one!… Read More
If the sweltering heat has got you down I, Ashley, have a potent potable today that will pick you right back up!
When looking for new cocktail creations, I love to stroll the farmers market to get inspiration. Summertime is by far my favorite time to gather local fruits and vegetables for both cocktails and meals. I like to focus on using in season ingredients which are SO much more flavorful, aromatic and vibrant at their peak, and with a little help from my willing husband, I came up with a winning combo: pear and lavender!
The combo of pear and lavender is not something I have tried before in a cocktail, but I can now attest that they are in fact quite a pair! Crisp, sweet pears and soothing, floral lavender are meant to be. When you add them to tart lemons and add in a splash of vodka for good measure, it makes one lip smacking vodka pear lavender lemonade recipe for hanging in the Summer sun!