Entertaining · Making + Baking · recipes · sugar

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

I’m not the biggest fan of carrot cake. But when I saw these adorable creations, I willfully took up the challenge. And with that little step, I fell in love. Small and petite, yet packed with flavor, these little love bites will forever be in my heart. Make them for a birthday party or luncheon, or gift them… Continue reading Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Adventure · Entertaining · gluten free · Making + Baking

For the love of pie

I don’t know how I started a food blog. That was never my intent. But here I am snapping photos of every meal, dreaming up new recipes to share with a small collection of folk who follow my humble blog. It’s an odd thing, this blogging. But it’s very holistic for me, and very natural.… Continue reading For the love of pie

Country Life · Entertaining · gluten free · Honey Dude · Love · Making + Baking

1st Anniversary Pie Party

Yesterday was our One Year Anniversary. It’s hard to believe twelve months have already passed since that blessed day in the Oregon countryside where we tied the knot, followed by a lovely barn party packed with our nearest and dearest. During our honeymoon, it was the people we gushed about most. We recalled the sweet… Continue reading 1st Anniversary Pie Party

Entertaining · Making + Baking

Heart-shaped food. For the fun of it.

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, just like that. Truthfully, I’m not a fan of this Hallmark holiday, for how it singles out single folk and puts the pressure on loved ones who should really always love. You know? BUT. I do like the idea of having a themed party. A party where single and married… Continue reading Heart-shaped food. For the fun of it.

Entertaining · Someday Mom

To Halloween or not to Halloween

Halloween is one of those odd holidays for adults without children. I realized I was past the dress-up parties three years ago when I showed up to a party and stood around feeling foolish. Half the women were obnoxiously under-dressed and looking for cat calls while the rest of us felt awkward in their presence.… Continue reading To Halloween or not to Halloween