A Beginners Guide to Chocolate

Since I’ll be sharing a few chocolate recipes this year, I thought it would be important to have a post about how to handle chocolate. Now, weirdly I am much better with sugar. I can sculpt roses by hand out of sugar, but man when chocolate and I get together I seem to find it […]

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Ribbon Candy Troubleshooting

This is a supplemental post to my Caramel Filled Apple Ribbon Candy Recipe. This is for troubleshooting some common issues when making hard candy and shaping ribbon candy specifically.

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How to Sleigh the Holiday Season: Making Food Gifts Safely

Oh my gosh am I excited to introduce this series to the blog!! I am a ChristmasΒ fanatic.Β I could care less about the whole gift-giving portion of Christmas, but I love the music, the atmosphere, the snow, all the treats, decorating, and crap I forgot to breathe. I pretty much like everything. One of my absolute […]

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How To: Faux Vining Wall Art (DIY)

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This DIY is perfect for someone looking for a cheap and eccentric addition to their home decor. This ‘How To’ is a little more involved than your average Pinterest creation. Depending on your level of experience, you can make this as complicated or as easy as you like. Plus, This DIY can be transformed into […]

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How To: Easy and Cheap Photography Backdrops and Floordrops (DIY)

This how-to is mostly focused on food and small product photography backdrops and floordrops, but that doesn’t mean these can’t be scaled up for larger photography. This is probably one of my absolute favorite photography hacks because it is easy, cheap, and makes my food photos look pro.

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10 Tips for Better Food Photos

Whether you want more likes on Instagram, to take your blog to the next level, or want to try your hand at food photography in general, here are tips and tricks from a food blogger that has done this a time or two (it’s me, I’m the food blogger). Let’s jump right into it!

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6 Fool-Proof Tips to Picking Out Produce like a Pro

Derek likes to think I have a God-given talent to pick out the best fruits and vegetables, but he just doesn’t know all of the secrets I got up my sleeve. πŸ˜‰ This post will walk you through the best ways to pick out produce in general and specific tips for certain fruits and vegetables. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Being a Better Cat Parent

We have four cats (yes, that is a lot). We have gone through ups and downs being cat parents. I feel like every other week we are discovering new things we should be doing for our cats or should not be doing. It is a struggle to feel like you are doing enough for the […]

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