Cinnamon Cut Out Ornaments

One of my favorite holiday traditions each year is making Cinnamon Ornaments!  They are fast and easy to make and they smell absolutely delicious! I make new ones every year but I find that they keep for several years so be prepared to pack them up at the end of the season! The recipe is … Continue reading Cinnamon Cut Out Ornaments

Create your own Thanksgiving Floral Centerpiece

You can change almost any container and flower bunch into a pretty and elegant table arrangement. Today I used a small pumpkin I'd been decorating my fall front porch with, and picked up a bunch of flowers at the market for $14.00. 1. Gather everything you will need. Flowers, vase/glass, tape (i generally use green floral … Continue reading Create your own Thanksgiving Floral Centerpiece

AT LAST! A decent, almost normal, practically carb free bread! Perfect Primo Bread

Like I've said before....I am a self admitted BREAD JUNKIE. I love bread. I like it toasted with butter, I like it grilled with cheese and bacon, I like it slathered with peanut butter and jelly. French toast, cinnamon toast, pizza toast. Panini, club sandwich, toasted with tuna, chicken salad. Egg sandwiches, finger sandwiches, BLT. … Continue reading AT LAST! A decent, almost normal, practically carb free bread! Perfect Primo Bread

My LOVE/HATE relationship with the Keurig Machine

Like every other house in America, we have a Keurig machine. We buy K-cups in all kinds of flavors. We clean out the water dispenser, use filtered water, everything we are supposed to do to make amazing coffee. Yet, said keurig coffee still does not impress me. Let me back track enough to say that … Continue reading My LOVE/HATE relationship with the Keurig Machine

14 Years After…

As Americans, we will always remember where we were fourteen years ago this morning, when the lives of every single one of us was changed forever. I was walking down the hallway, past the office, at the school where I was teaching. I heard commotion and went in to find everyone gathered around the television. I walked … Continue reading 14 Years After…

Bread……Bread……Bread…..Boilerplate Bread

The one thing I miss with all the new dietary changes that come along with switching to a low carb diet is....BREAD. Bread has always been a big part of my life. From growing up on PB&J sandwiches, to falling in love with gourmet grilled cheeses, and baking homemade bread every single chance I got, … Continue reading Bread……Bread……Bread…..Boilerplate Bread

Sugar-Free REAL Pumpkin Spice Latte

It's SEPTEMBER and Autumn is closing in! You know what THAT means....right? It means PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON! That's right....I said it...."Pumpkin Spice Season". Pumpkin Spice actually has its own season these days, and it is blissful. No doubt about it. Here is what is NOT so blissful. Spending $5.00 for a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte … Continue reading Sugar-Free REAL Pumpkin Spice Latte