Posts in winter
chai hot chocolate

I have another cozy winter drink for you today! It’s a little twist on the homemade salted hot chocolate I shared a couple months ago! This time we’re skipping the caramel, and instead adding in some chai spices. I have two methods that work, one with a tea bag, and the other with a homemade chai spice mix…because I like to keep things simple, but also like options. Ha!

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easy chocolate mousse pie // halfway homemade series

Hello friends! If you’ve been following me over on instagram, then you may have seen this chocolate pie pop up in a tutorial I did with my friend Kristie from The Sweet and Simple Kitchen. We shared a number of “halfway homemade” recipes that are great when you’re entertaining, hosting for the holidays, or just need to whip up something asap.

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Christmas cookie box // a Christmas baking round-up

For as long as I can remember, my mom has made a bunch of different kinds of Christmas cookies, barks, bars, etc, and packaged them up on plates for gifts! Most people these days don’t really need anything for Christmas, but homemade baking is always appreciated. You can never have too many cookies, right?

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chocolate dipped candied oranges

Hey hey friends! I had several requests over on instagram to share my “recipe” for candied oranges, and I’m very pleased to inform you that it is one of the easiest things ever! Basically all we’re doing is boiling water and sugar together to make a syrup, and then throwing in the oranges slices in with it to get nice and soft and sweet. And yes, the peel becomes soft and sweet too, and is meant to be eaten along with the rest of the orange!

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