sweet and salty protein bites with a coffee mug

Sweet and Salty Protein Bites

These deliciously sweet and salty protein bites are on current rotation in my kitchen. Long-term rotation actually. Why? Super healthy, delicious, crave control! Need I say more? Protein Snack Idea Each protein ball is loaded with ALL the good stuff but quick and easy to make because no … Read More

The 10 Most Popular Recipes

Happy New Year Friends! Here’s one more look back at the blog before we move on! It’s a review of the 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2020. Again, I want to say a huge thanks for following along. I love creating this blog and hearing from all of … Read More

the 10 most popular projects of 2020

The 10 Most Popular Projects of 2020

The New Year is almost here! I thought it would be fun to take a quick review of the 10 Most Popular Projects of 2020 from the blog. Before we get started, I want to say a big thank you for following along. It’s so fun and fulfilling … Read More

soft ginger cookies with frosting on a porcelain plate with a cup of coffee

Soft Ginger Cookies with Frosting

I have been ginger cookie obsessed this season! This is a late-breaking life situation; I didn’t grow up with ginger cookies of any kind but was inspired by a store-bought variety in recent years. As a result, now I can’t stop. I’ve been making and tweaking recipes non-stop. All … Read More

Christmas table setting ideas and inspiration

Christmas Table Setting Ideas

Hello friends! Here’s some quick Christmas table setting ideas and inspiration for you, just in time for your holiday meals. Welcome to Jenny’s table. Jenny and I go way back to high school. She’s beautiful inside and out, and so is her Christmas table. It’s not only beautiful … Read More

Fireplace mantle with Handmade DIY Christmas stockings made from old recycled sweaters

Christmas Stocking Ideas and Tutorial

Homemade goods seem to touch a place in our hearts, and I think you’ll agree these Christmas stocking ideas (and tutorial) are no exception. They combine cozy sweaters and the holidays; a perfect recipe for the season. I hope you are inspired to make one yourself or to … Read More

Instant Pot Chinese Dumpling Soup in a white bowl

Instant Pot Chinese Dumpling Soup

Today’s recipe is not only flavor-FULL but it gets extra credit for nutrition too! It is bone broth disguised as authentic Chinese Dumpling Soup in an instant pot. Fast, healthy, and delicious! Awesome right? This is another wonderful recipe courtesy of our Chinese friend, Yulin (James). He is always … Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts Paper Banner to Make for your shelf or Fireplace Mantle

Thanksgiving Crafts Banner

This time of year it is always fun to feather the nest a little. Today’s craft project is perfect for this! I think you will enjoy adding some fall decor and color to your space with this Thanksgiving crafts banner. More Banner Ideas Fall Garland HERE Christmas Banner HERE … Read More

Fall leaf crafts garland

Fall Leaf Crafts Garland

I LOVE fall. I feel it in my soul. If only it weren’t so fleeting! Today we’re going to extend fall beauty indoors with this sweet and easy fall leaf crafts garland. Create your own pattern for the leaves by tracing real ones, OR you can use my … Read More

Jenny's colorful everyday vegetarian salad recipe in a stainless steel bowl

Jenny’s Everyday Salad Recipe

To mark the end of the summer and the beauty of the harvest moon, let us celebrate with Jenny’s everyday salad recipe because this salad is still blooming in full color! Though it is technically fall, I’m still holding on to summertime with both hands. Here in Minnesota, … Read More