My mom loved to bake bread. Every Sunday we would have either a loaf of homemade bread, cloverleaf rolls, cinnamon rolls or my favorite, cinnamon bread. She never used a recipe, just magically produced those delightful treats off the top of her head. When I became an adult I made her come to my houseContinue reading “The Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make”
Author Archives: Theresa
On the Menu
I know most of us are cooking more than usual these days during this unprecedented time in our country. Although I have been a menu planner for a long, long time I still am constantly on the outlook for inspiration when it comes to getting dinner on the table. Some of my favorite blog postsContinue reading “On the Menu”
New Fall Items
Many of you know that I have an Etsy shop, Sweet Pie Studio, where I sell personalized monogrammed items such as burp cloths. Here are a couple of my best sellers: Although I have a few dish towels in the shop already, this fall I decided to add some seasonal dish towels, or teaContinue reading “New Fall Items”
Buffalo Check Quilt
I have been a fan of buffalo check for many years, long before it became a popular modern farmhouse staple. At least two master bedroom decors ago, I had a black and white buffalo check duvet made. That was long before we took pictures of everything we made, or ate or every place we visitedContinue reading “Buffalo Check Quilt”
My husband the NASCAR driver….
…..well for about 5 minutes anyway! I think my husband’s love for all wheeled vehicles started with his matchbox car collection which still holds a valued place in his home office. When he was growing up he would help his father work on cars any chance he got. As a teenager he and his friendContinue reading “My husband the NASCAR driver….”
An Obsession and a New Adventure!
Last fall when I was facing surgery and knew I would be laying low for about 12 weeks to recover, I decided to purchase a new sewing/embroidery machine. Since I already own two sewing machines I really purchased it more for the embroidery capabilities than anything else……..except for that self-threading needle!!!! Pretty sure I decidedContinue reading “An Obsession and a New Adventure!”
Quilts for the Triplets
As many of you know I have been blessed to be a grandmother to six adorable children, three of which are seventeen-month old triplets. They are so darn cute and so fun now that they are toddling around but I might be a little biased. I have made all my grandchildren handmade quilts when theyContinue reading “Quilts for the Triplets”
There is nothing like a cancer diagnosis to get you thinking about life…… Have I accomplished all I want to accomplish in my life? Has my life turned out the way I envisioned it would? What are the important things in my life? What should I stop doing? What should I start doing? At theContinue reading “cancer”
I made bagels!!!
Hello friends, I have been absent around here for a long time because, well…….. life! However, yesterday I made a recipe that I just had to share with you all. I found the SkinnyTaste blog several years ago when I was attending Weight Watchers. All of the recipes on Gina Homolka’s site include Weight WatchersContinue reading “I made bagels!!!”
I have mentioned many, many times on this blog that fall is my favorite time of the year. I love everything about it. Today was a glorious, sunny day and I wanted to find some activity to get outside and enjoy the weather. I have been noticing that several of my neighbors have been veryContinue reading “Fabulous Fall”