Author: Laurie

Simmering Holiday Potpourri

  While shopping this week, I came across cinnamon scented pine cones that smelled fabulous! Rather than purchasing them, I decided to make my own simmering potpourri that can be enjoyed throughout the holiday season. It’s so simple, and there really are no set rules. Use what you love, whether […]

Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

Do you need some dessert ideas for Thanksgiving? Below are five easy and scrumptious pie recipes that I’ve used repeatedly over the years at home and while cooking professionally. Pumpkin Pecan Pie Pumpkin Streusel Pie Spicy Pumpkin Pie Photo Source: on Pinterest   Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake Photo Source: […]

Ready, set, the table!

Ready, set, the table!

With Thanksgiving two weeks away, now is a perfect time to start thinking about how to set this year’s holiday table.  With a style of natural and rustic, I like bringing the outside in through the garden by using herbs, seasonal foods and flowers. Below are photos of centerpieces that […]