Boston’s Virtual Cookie Swap

This week I hosted my 2nd ever cookie swap. I have attended several thanks to Flour Bakery. Flour Bakery’s cookie swap is coming up this weekend. As is newcomer, Elmendorf Bakery’s cookie swap. For me, the hardest part of the cookie swap is choosing which cookie to bake. I start …

Fall in Love with Your Front Porch This Season-Sponsored

To make the porch feel even more like a fall gathering spot, I added some canvas art on the wall. The picture of an apple is not only cute and seasonal but also reflects what is going on inside the house. We have apples from the farm and I’m making pies, crumbles, candied apples and apple sauce this fall.

Go Nuts For the Holidays: Literally

Come fall and winter, we bring out the nuts. I’m not talking election politics or even family members. I am talking literally about nuts. Putting out a dish of nuts when friends stop by for a little visit feels festive and special. For holiday parties we always start with some …