Spring into Summer Knits

I just finished my last winter/spring knit for my daughter and have already got a few projects in mind for the spring and summer. I went to my local yarn shop here in Syracuse last week, and picked up these bright colors for my daughters knits and this beautiful white to make the Backyard top…

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Bread boxes for the modern kitchen

Bread baking much like pie crust has always been pretty intimidating to me. I consider myself to be a pretty good baker, with the occasional total disaster, but when it comes to making a starter and my own bread it’s so scientific it makes me nervous. For Christmas I was gifted “Artisan Sourdough Made Simple”…

Kitchen renovation phase 2

I love to cook, bake, and entertain, and so the kitchen is naturally the place I spend a lot of my time. I’ve always dreamed of a big beautiful kitchen with lots of counter and storage space, though who doesn’t want that.  After looking at 40 or so houses, I realized I was not going…

Going vegan

For most of my life I’ve been pretty picky and easily grossed out when it came to meat , but I ate it on and off for the first 30 years of my life. When I had my son in 2015, I for the first time had to think about how what I was putting…