Tag Archives: holiday

Warm Spiced Latte

The spice combination is what really makes the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks, but at the ridiculous cost and questionable ingredient list, why not do it at home? Pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract are two key ingredients that … Continue reading

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Beet & Orange Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

This salad is easy to make but looks so sophisticated. Any time segmented oranges are involved I think it adds something special to a dish. I use packaged, precooked beats (I’ve been seeing these everywhere in the grocery store lately; … Continue reading

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Top ‘O The Mornin To Ya

With the surname O’Keefe, there never has been a question of our ancestral roots. My second great grandfather O’Keeffe left Ireland and came to America in 1832, a decade before the Potato Famine. We assume he was Catholic but no … Continue reading

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Salt Frosted Ornaments & Trees

I saw a lot of pins of ornaments with Epsom salt used as frost on bulbs and knew I had to offer it as an option at my Christmas craft party . As expected people had even more great ideas … Continue reading

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Spiced Cranberry Apple Holiday Punch

I saw a recipe for cranberry-apple-ginger ale punch on Pinterest and thought it could be elevated with a spiced simple syrup to make it taste more like the holidays. The punch is easy to make and is perfect to serve … Continue reading

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Easy Halloween Tea Towel

This Halloween tea towel is so easy to whip up and give as a Halloween gift. I make a few strips of candy corns to use on other projects as well. They make cute pockets! You Will Need A tea … Continue reading

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Red, White & Blueberry Cupcakes

Red white and blue cupcakes, and just in time for the 4th of July. Well, blueberry that is. These cupcakes are very festive with the blue frosting and red velvet cupcake base. The blueberry filling isn’t really blue, but I … Continue reading

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