Artisan Chocolate and Kamp Kyya |

Artisan Chocolate and Kamp Kyya

A friend of mine is a friend of some folks who make chocolate. When she asked if I would be interested in attending a chocolate-making open house to hear about … Continue Reading →

Wednesday Morning Jam

My friend, Mel, posted photos of her jam extravaganza last week, which reminded me it’s strawberry time in Arkansas. So yesterday I took my son to a local farm to … Continue Reading →

FREE Holiday Printables |

Homemade Holiday Free Printables

I’m so excited! Thanksgiving is the beginning of the Christmas season for me, and I love welcoming it into the house and my head with the thankfulness in November. One … Continue Reading →

Apples in Autumn |

Cooking with Apples in Autumn

Near where I live in Northwest Arkansas, there used to be a number of family orchards growing all kinds of tree-ripe fruit. Peaches, apples, pears, plums… there were also apple … Continue Reading →

Vintage Meals: Mom's Swiss Steak |

Vintage Meals: Mom’s Swiss Steak

My mother was a decent cook. She made most of our meals at home, and we were never hungry. But there was not a lot of experimentation happening in mom’s … Continue Reading →