Peach & Blueberry Sugar Cookie Cobbler

My husband loves peach cobble, so I made this peach & blueberry sugar cookie cobbler, and I thought I would share it today here on the blog. Peach & Blueberry Sugar Cookie Cobbler When I was a kid I remember my mother making cobbler with peaches that we just a little too ripe to eat,… [Read More]

Make Your Own Hydrosol

What’s a hydrosol? A hydrosol is the floral water that remains through a steam distillation of plant material, and are often a by-product of the production of essential oils.  Since I was trimming up some of my herbs, I thought this would be a good time to make a hydrosol. Make Your Own Hydrosol You’ve probably… [Read More]

Fabric Photo Transfer Notebook

It’s my brother-in-law’s birthday. He’s a fellow blogger, the creator of Daytripping with Rick, so I thought I would make him a personalized blogger gift.  I know I am forever taking notes and jotting down ideas, so I created a fabric, photo transfer, notebook, using a couple of pics from our recent trip to Sonoma. Fabric Photo… [Read More]

Refreshing Fruit Tea Recipe

When we lived in Nashville for a short time we enjoyed some of the best fried chicken and barbecue I’ve ever tasted. And of course, I had tasted those delicious items before, to know that these were really good. However, one thing that I never had before was Fruit Tea. Not to be confused with… [Read More]

Bead Project Summer Blogger Challenge

This bead project is part of a summer blogger challenge hosted by Karen of To Work with My Hands. Karen and several other bloggers worked with the same product, to create something new. You can see all the bloggers’ creations at the bottom of this post. Bead Project – Bejewled Coasters As you can see, I made… [Read More]

Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles

This is the year of the cicadas where I live, and I don’t know if it’s just me, but it sure seems a little extra buggy outside. I decided to make some pressed flower mason jar candles to deter these pesky insects. Especially after reading an article from the CDC ranking lemon eucalyptus essential oil right up… [Read More]

Scented Geranium Cake

This recipe for scented geranium cake is super easy to make. It’s great for a lady’s lunch or tea, or even for a small baby or wedding shower. Here, I am using scented geraniums, similar to the ever popular large colorful flowered nursery hybrids, however, these plants have strongly scented leaves and very small flowers…. [Read More]