Category: Winter

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe My very first job was working at Panera Bread, and oh my, I may have gained a few pounds working there! The bread, the pastries, and the soup. Particularly the broccoli cheddar soup in a bread bowl. Eventually, after months […]

The Best Winter Date Ideas in Portland

The Best Winter Date Ideas in Portland

The Best Winter Date Ideas Winter is home to so many classic winter date ideas. Ice skating, carriage rides, Christmas lights, and more! While all of these are great ideas, not everyone will want to spend every date out in the cold and the snow. […]

Homemade Snow Day Ice Cream

Homemade Snow Day Ice Cream

Snow Day Ice Cream We’ve finally had the first snow of the year in Portland, and that means: Sledding, Hot Chocolate, and Snow Day Ice Cream! Snow Day Ice Cream is one of the easiest and quickest treats to make during the Winter season, and […]

The Perfect Christmas Minty Chocolate Cookies

The Perfect Christmas Minty Chocolate Cookies

Minty Chocolate Cookies I love participating in holiday cookie exchanges, and Minty Chocolate Cookies is what I will be exchanging this year! Chocolate crinkle cookies with a peppermint white chocolate ganache. Now, try to keep your saliva in your mouth as you quickly scroll to the […]

Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Cookies Whenever I make these cookies, they remind me of my Great-Grandmother who recently passed. She was one of those grandmothers who would always have cookies and candy within arm’s reach! Every year on Christmas Eve, the whole family would gather […]

Spiked Apple Pear Cider

Spiked Apple Pear Cider

Spiked Apple Pear Cider Recipe: I’m the person who bundles up in a wool sweater, leggings, scarf,  and sips on cocoa on a porch when I feel the first cool breeze of “Autumn”…. In June…. Not even kidding. You could say that Autumn is my […]

Easy Pumpkin Spice Turtle Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Spice Turtle Recipe

 These are the perfect quick snack to have on hand to satisfy your Pumpkin Spice addiction or to whip up for an Autumn pot luck. Whatever you make them for, these Pumpkin Spice Turtles are sure to impress! Ingredients: 1 bag of salted pretzels 1 […]

How To Enjoy Disneyland In The Rain!

How To Enjoy Disneyland In The Rain!

Weather seems to be one of the things that can make a vacation a great one, or ruin it all together. This is especially true when you’re going on a vacation that takes place outside 99% of the time. In this case, I’m talking about […]

Spiced Chai Hot Chocolate

Spiced Chai Hot Chocolate

Mmmm…. Chai, hot chocolate, and toasted marshmallows? What more could you want?! This is the ultimate rainy day drink, and it is made entirely from scratch. I added a unique touch by toasting the marshmallows over my stove before plopping them in the cocoa. You can […]

Homemade Scented Play Dough Recipe

Homemade Scented Play Dough Recipe

The weather is starting to get cooler and a bit more rainy, so it’s time to start planning for more indoor activities for kids. As much as we love our kids love stomping in puddles and tracking mud through the house, having  few other crafts […]