RECIPES

Margaret’s Special Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Margaret’s Special Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Since sharing Floyd & Margaret's storyhere a few days ago, their story has spread across the country. Most recently, the Today Show ran a story which included a mention of  Margaret's oatmeal cookies as well as a link to my blog. (You can read my tribute to Floyd...

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Pumpkin Aebleskiver Recipe

Pumpkin Aebleskiver Recipe

I've been volunteering some time at my grange during Apple Festival on GreenBluff where one of the vendors sells the most delicious aebleskivers served with a choice of applesauce and caramel, huckleberry, or boysenberry jam. It got me to thinking that I'd like to...

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How to Make Sprinkle Ice Cream Sandwiches

How to Make Sprinkle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Sometimes you want fantastic little ice-cream sandwiches and those ho-hum grocery store varieties just won't do! It's time to take matters into your own hands and make your own. It's time for Sprinkle-Covered Ice Cream Sandwiches. Hooray! Step 1: Gather little...

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Asian Quinoa Salad Recipe

Asian Quinoa Salad Recipe

The combination of light and fluffy quinoa in this salad combined with the slightly zingy Asian Peanut Dressing is a delicious combination. The crunch of the peanuts on top add the perfect touch and make it a favorite recipe of mine. The first time I tried Quinoa was...

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Mini Candy Donut Valentines

Mini Candy Donut Valentines

I love each holiday, when the stores start stocking lots of different candies. Whenever I'm browsing the aisles, my mind is churning, thinking about what I can create. And more times than not, I dream in miniature. I'm not sure why, but mini is so darned cute, isn't...

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How to Make Sprinkle Cake & Cookie Toppers

How to Make Sprinkle Cake & Cookie Toppers

Aren't big sprinkles adorable? The only problem is they're so hard to find. And then they're CRUNCHY, which isn't very enjoyable when you're taking a bite of a soft, fluffy cupcake, right? So, I've taken to making them myself. You can make different shapes, but today...

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Creamy Coffee Latte Punch

Creamy Coffee Latte Punch

Tonight I'm having a Christmas party and I'm looking forward to serving this delicious cold and creamy latte drink. And although I'm not a coffee drinker, this cool drink is like a milkshake meets a latte and more like a dessert in a mug than anything else. We call it...

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Snowballs!

Snowballs!

I'd like to introduce you to my family's favorite holiday Christmas cookies: Snowballs. They're easy to make and slightly rich, buttery, crispy, not too sweet and fun to eat. Snowballs: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1...

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Sour Cream and Onion Zucchini Cakes/Fritters

Sour Cream and Onion Zucchini Cakes/Fritters

The flavor of this yummy, small version of a zucchini fritter reminds me of sour cream and onion potato chips. Not only is this a great new way to use up extra zucchini, it's really delicious. Imagine hot and crispy little zucchini cakes fresh from the pan, topped...

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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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