Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

I recently saw a post about steel cut oats in a slow cooker. It makes me nervous to have it on over night. I prefer my trusty instant pot. I could go on for days about this being the best thing ever. It cooks everything. This recipe is great because I had breakfast for a…

Fall Essential Oil Scents

I love essential oils. I want them all (well most of them). They just set the tone for a season. I love the scents of fall. One of my favorite blends for the fall is one pre-made by the brand Plant Therapy called Holiday Season. It seems like fall and Christmas. Those cinnamon pine cones…

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup coconut sugar 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup applesauce or 1 flax egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1-1.5 teaspoon pumpkin spice 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon sea salt I made these pumpkin muffins for my birthday party.  You basically throw all…

Custom Medal Display for Disney Medals

This project evolved over months of the initial design just sitting around. For Christmas my husband used some leftover wood we had in the basement to do a string art Cinderella castle.  We discussed that there was a lot of dead space (shout out to haunted mansion) that needed something added to it. I suggested…

Wood Burning Gift

A friend of mine was going to a wedding this summer. She asked me to do some wood burning of a cutting board as a wedding gift. I had done cutting boards previously as gift so I was up for the challenge. I used cricut design space to figure out the fonts and stencil. After…

New Items to My Etsy Shop

I have been working hard at getting new items up on my shop this summer and fall. I have recently added zipper pouches. I do some headband mouse ears as well. Mostly though still focusing on my knitted products. Here is a peak at some of the items. If you want to see more please…

Fall Wreath

When the craft store has wreath supplies 50 to 70% off you buy them up and you make wreath.  I like to have a wreath for every season. My front door just looks naked if we don’t have something on it. I think it also feels welcoming. I found tons of bits and bobbles at…

Fall/Halloween Outdoor Decorations

Did some fall/Halloween themed outside decorations using scrap wood that I found in our house. Really easy to do. I pretty much just did whatever I wanted. I used brushes and my hands to spread the paint. It all depended on the look I was going for. Items Used 4×4 scrap blocks and other scrap…

Fall Decor Pillow Covers

I had this grand plan to decorate pillow cases instead of buying seasonal pillows. I think it worked out really well. If you seen my previous post about custom pillows cases then you will know how to do these. If not check it out. Items needed Pillow Cases: Gurli from Ikea Paint: Multi surface Satin…

Simple Chocolate Sauce

I use this for a glaze on cakes. I use this for snacking on fruit.  Sometimes I eat it when I need a fix. 2 heaping tablespoons cacao powder 1 tablespoon real maple syrup 1 tablespoon water teaspoon to tablespoon of nut or seed butter of your choice Mix it all together with a whisk….

Get Yourself a Bag you can REuse/ Grocery Haul

Reuseable bag are wonderful. They make great gift giving bags. Mostly they don’t break and have tons of space compared to plastic or brown bags. Many stores will give you a credit for the amount of reusable bags you have. That is basically a 5 to 10 cent coupon people. Go get your bags!  

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (Oil Free)

Much of what I do on the weekends is use whatever I have in my kitchen. I had a bunch of leftover roasted veggies, lettuce on its last leg, garlic (because we do blue apron. SO MUCH garlic), and peppers that needed to be consumed. I decided I was going to make myself a wrap…