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A tin of homemade mints with mint sprigs

Homemade Mints {Altoids Mints Copycat}

An easy recipe for Homemade Mints that tastes just like Altoids! Perfect for Christmas gifts, or wedding or baby shower favors. It all started in high school…my obsession with breath mints and chapstick (related: How to...

2018 Epic AF Holiday Gift Guide

I’m of the firm belief that each holiday truly deserves its own space. Now that Thanksgiving has officially passed, I finally feel comfortable with talking about Christmas and Hanukkah. As we start the unofficial march...

chopsticks holding noodles over homemade ramen noodle bowls

Homemade Ramen Noodle Bowls

An easy favorite comfort food recipe – Ramen Noodle Bowls are a crazy tasty 15-minute dinner. Everyone can build their own bowl with their favorite mix-ins and toppings. You know those days when both...

Scattered Sundays and Meal Plan

I need your help. I desparately require your guidance about a very important matter. Are you all like “how does this chick even live her life without us”? You’re not wrong. This may potentially...

jars with vanilla sugar and vanilla beans

Vanilla Sugar {Easy Homemade Gift}

Discover the simple steps for how to make Homemade Vanilla Sugar. There are so many uses for this delicious recipe and it makes an amazing gift! Did you already start your homemade vanilla extract...

Scattered Sundays and Meal Plan

A very special veteran’s day to those who have served and those who have supported their spouses and partner. We’re surrounded by the military here in Western Washington and I never cease to be...