Author: Rachel Barkowski

14 Blanket Storage Ideas that are Practical!

Blanket Storage Ideas that are Practical! Worried about clutter from blankets all over the place this winter? Or are you thinking about how to store them once winter is over? We’ve got you covered with several blanket storage ideas that are practical. I like having lots of blankets nearby in the winter, so that when Read More

Our Top 7 Black Friday Deals on Amazon

Our Top 7 Black Friday Deals on Amazon ***Amazon prices below do NOT show the Black Friday discount! You’ll need to click through for Amazon to show you today’s correct prices.*** UPDATE: Here are some extra deals we’re finding that we think you’ll be interested in! We’re updating these as we find them, so check Read More

Printable Christmas Games for Parties

Printable Christmas Games for Parties

Printable Christmas Games for Parties Every party needs some games, and these printable Christmas games will add so much fun to your next Christmas party! Christmas games at parties are perfect for ‘breaking the ice’ and getting conversations started, and you’ll have loads of fun laughing together as you play these ones! The first printable Read More

The BEST Chocolate Chip Scones

The BEST Chocolate Chip Scones One of my favorite things to serve guests for breakfast or brunch is a warm chocolate chip scone! This scone recipe was given to me by a friend several years ago, and it is the best one I’ve ever come across…by far….*definitely* something to serve to guests! The combination of Read More

The Story of the Candy Cane with Printable Tags

The Story of the Candy Cane with Printable Tags Candy canes are such an iconic Christmas candy, aren’t they? We love hanging candy canes on our tree and passing them out while Christmas caroling! If you’re giving out candy canes this year, you’ll love attaching this Story of the Candy Cane printable! Candy canes are Read More

Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Printable Christmas Gift Tags I’m getting gifts purchased and wrapped early (aka, October) so I can send them to family – we’re spread out literally all over the world, so it takes some planning and shipping time. ๐Ÿ˜ These printable Christmas gift tags are what I’m using this year – tied onto each gift with Read More

How to Propagate Succulents in Water

How to Propagate Succulents in Water Getting started with water propagation for succulents Who doesn’t love the beauty of succulents?? Taking a plant or two and multiplying them into SO many more is easy with water propagation! In this post, I’ll show you step-by-step how to propagate succulents in water. Succulents make interesting potted houseplants Read More

Amazon Prime Day 2022 DEALS!

Amazon Prime Day 2022 DEALS! We’re finding our favorite Amazon Prime Day deals and adding them here to share with you! We LOVE finding deals, but deals are so much better when you can help friends get in on them, too! Take a peek now and then as we keep updating this post every hour Read More

Frosting without Powdered Sugar (15 RECIPES)!

FROSTING WITHOUT POWDERED SUGAR Frosting without powdered sugar? Yes! I typically use powdered sugar (also called confectioners sugar or icing-sugar) in my frosting recipes because good old American buttercream has always been my go-to. However, since I’ve lived in Greece for several years, I realized that not everyone likes the intense sweetness of American buttercream Read More

How to Make Cherry Compote

Cherry Compote Recipe (& how to use it!)

CHERRY COMPOTE RECIPE **This post was originally published on June 16, 2016 During cherry season, one of my favorite things to make with cherries is a compote – this cherry compote recipe is so simple to make, and you can do so many things with it! We like to put cherry compote on top of Read More

25 Amazing Flounder Recipes

25 Amazing Flounder Recipes If you’re looking for flounder recipes, we’ve got 25 amazing flounder recipes right here for you! Flounder is a great white fish choice for a low-fat, low-calorie meal that is a source of protein. A typical white fish choice is tilapia, but unlike tilapia, flounder has omega-3 fats, making it a Read More