Easter Platters

Easter Platters

Adding an Easter egg-themed touch to your dinner table is really simple. Simply take platters and cut colorful paper napkins in the shape of an egg to line the platter. Use for serving rolls or other dry items. To use for serving veggies, simply cover the paper napkin...
Easter Place Settings

Easter Place Settings

Cute little place settings are such a fun addition to the Easter table.  For these little egg cup markers, I simply filled each one with rice, topped them with moss and poked little handmade toothpick flags in with each person’s name.  MEET SERENA! Stay-at-home...
Re-Covering My Kitchen Table in Oilcloth

Re-Covering My Kitchen Table in Oilcloth

So many of you have contacted me in regards to the covering on my kitchen table. My table, featured on page 140 of The Farm Chicks in the Kitchen, has been in our home since Colin and I were married.  And after many years of use, it began to show some wear.  But...
Christmas Cookie Wreath Centerpiece

Christmas Cookie Wreath Centerpiece

I love any decorations that involve cookies or give me an excuse to bake.  I’ve been dreaming of making a cookie wreath and was so happy to create such a fun project.   I decided to make the wreath and cookies out of gingerbread cookie dough so that it would...
How to Make Whipped Cream That  Doesn’t Separate

How to Make Whipped Cream That Doesn’t Separate

When it comes to the holidays, there is no better dessert topping than real whipped cream.  But when I make something, I want it to be fuss-free.  And usually, with whipped cream, it will separate after a short time.  One year by chance, I discovered that by adding...