RECIPES

Gingerbread House Cake

Gingerbread House Cake

What do you get when you mix a gingerbread house with a cake? A gingerbread house cake! I'm not sure you could find a cheerier holiday cake than this, and it's tasty too. Here are the steps involved in making your own! Make the gingerbread cake batter found on the...

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Curated Holiday Cookie Box

Curated Holiday Cookie Box

Last year, I shared inspiration for creating Christmas cookie boxes for gift giving. This year I'm sharing more inspiration for creating these curated little boxes of cookies. Imagine the typical plate of homemade holiday cookies you've probably baked many times, and...

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How to Make Hand-Formed Sugar Cookies

How to Make Hand-Formed Sugar Cookies

One of my favorite things to bake during the holidays is sugar cookies and to use them in my curated cookie boxes. A big part of that process is creating cute new cookie designs that are hand-formed. So, what are hand-formed cookies anyway? Basically, they're cookies...

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Holiday Shaped Sugar Cookies Recipe

Holiday Shaped Sugar Cookies Recipe

What's the holiday season without festive cookies?! It just wouldn't be right, I say! I first created this recipe to make hand-shaped cookies that I use in cookie boxes for gift giving. I needed the cookies to not get puffy when baked, and stay true to their shape to...

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Sugared / Candied Cranberries Recipe

Sugared / Candied Cranberries Recipe

Sugared cranberries, also known as candied cranberries, are a holiday staple because they're really easy to make and they're really versatile. You can eat them, use them for decorating pastries, and decorate with them around your home.I'm sharing two different recipes...

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Nutritious Pumpkin Spice “Cookie Dough” Bites

Nutritious Pumpkin Spice “Cookie Dough” Bites

I have a confession to make. I've never had a pumpkin space latte. There, I said it! I'm not a coffee drinker, so they've never appealed to me. I do, however, love pumpkin and am always looking for new pumpkin treats I can make. If it satisfies my sweet tooth, AND is...

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Children’s Christmas Cupcakes

Children’s Christmas Cupcakes

Part of the magic of the holidays for me, is the time spent with loved ones, creating homemade treats and crafts. This Christmas cupcakes project is a fun and easy activity with children and although it's structured, still allows them to let their own creativity shine...

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Christmas Cookie Box

Christmas Cookie Box

As a little girl I remember the excitement of receiving a tower of almonds from my grandparents at Christmastime. Each little box in the tower was packaged precisely, yet cute, and I thought it was the greatest thing in the world. I love that feeling of taking an...

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Christmas Gingerbread Cake

Christmas Gingerbread Cake

I'm obsessed with everything gingerbread, especially during the holidays, and thought it'd be fun to create the most delicious Gingerbread Cake to kick off the Christmas season. After several rounds of testing, I finally came up with a tender, light crumb, deliciously...

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MEET SERENA!

Stay-at-home mom, Serena Thompson, dreamed of creating a fun and happy little event to sell her vintage and handmade goods. In 2002, she and some friends held the first event in her neighbor’s barn. The sale became wildly popular and began attracting visitors from across the country and recognition in national magazines. Today the event fills the Spokane County Fairgrounds and features hundreds of creatively and carefully curated spaces filled with vintage and handmade goods. Many describe it as a bucket list event, magical, inspirational, and the best vintage & handmade fair in the country. Serena describes it as the happiest on earth.

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