Category Archives: “I Made it Myself!”

My Recipe Resume & Grown-up Coloring Books

Warning: I am about to chat. One idea leads to another and then another and I have a feeling I am going to “cover it all” in this one post. It’s one of my strengths… So, this story starts last fall while I was in the Chicago area for a Pioneer Woman cookbook signing. The following day, I went into an artsy […]

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Homemade Barbeque Sauce

I inadvertently made a fabulously delicious Barbeque Sauce this week while I was trying to recreate a Molasses Ketchup that I had about 20 years ago with Sweet Potato Fries when they had just hit the food scene as a big deal. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long. I need to keep working on the Molasses Ketchup because […]

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Trail Mix Party

I have been on a kick lately making things that we eat often from scratch now instead of buying them at the store. Chewy Granola Bars are one of those foods that we have on hand and we go through quite a few of them, so I decided to make my own. It has been fun and I have been […]

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Farm Fresh Goodie Basket & Zucchini Muffins

How about surprising someone with a basket of fresh farm goodies? Veggies, fruits, cheeses or homemade jams tucked into a basket would be the perfect end of summer gift. (Ok, yes, my basket of fresh goodies does look a little stingy. That’s because we ate a lot of the farm fresh goodness that we recently purchased and I did not […]

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Gift Ideas to Make for Mother’s Day

  Did you know that Mother’s Day is not just for “moms”? Celebrate someone and everyone in your life who takes on the “mother” role whether it be a mom, grandmom, aunt, neighbor, or special friend. If you still need some ideas for Mother’s Day, browse through the categories on the right-hand side for some fresh and unique ideas. Keep […]

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