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A chocolate teacup cracked open to reveal hot cocoa mix with peppermint pieces

Getting Crafty with Hot Cocoa – Peppermint Mocha Recipe

    The Perfect Hot Cocoa Jena and I recently worked on a project that showed how to host a hot cocoa party complete with a build-your-own hot cocoa bar. I know, sounds fun, right? While developing cocoa powder recipes, and researching what others consider the “best hot cocoa recipe”, I realized that there were…

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A receding line of crystal ice cream dishes filled with light green key lime pudding on rustic table runner.

Avocado Key Lime Chia Pudding & Natural Dyed Table Runner

I am still way too into shabby chic — more then I should be.  But hey, Its Mother’s Day.  If there is ever a time to embrace it’s now.   I want to share my sweet little table scape design along with a delicious healthy recipe.  Avocados are wonderful used in decor and well as desserts….

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DIY Vintage Halloween Decorations

Spooky Vintage Halloween Decorations As a grand opening for my new studio space, I decided to throw a Spooktacular Studio Soiree for my friends, family, and clients, complete with Jim’s creative Halloween treats and my DIY vintage Halloween decorations. In this first post, I want to break down the surprisingly simple, DIY decorations I created…

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Smoked Candy Apple Old-Fashioned

Every Spooktacular Studio Soiree needs its own witch’s brew to keep the party going, and since it’s fall in Wisconsin, I decided to put a terrifying twist on the familiar favorite—the Wisconsin Old Fashioned.   A New Old Fashioned When ordering an old fashioned, you usually choose between whisky and brandy, but for this mix,…

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