• Baking,  Clean Eating,  Homemaking,  Meal Planning,  Recipes

    You’ll love this homemade granola!

    I’ll admit, I’m not much of a breakfast lover. I know. My kids, on the other hand, are staunch supporters of the I AM AWAKE AND THEREFORE MUST EAT movement. It’s a challenge. At least, for me. Because while I don’t love breakfast, I also don’t really like sweet breakfasts. If I were to eat breakfast, I’d want something hearty and savory, not sugary and sweet, so by default, when I make breakfast, I am in the frittata/eggs/breakfast tacos/sandwich corner. And really, that’s also a stretch. I’m in the “coffee for breakfast” corner. Completely. So, when I tell you that I’ve made a really good granola recipe that even I, The Official Breakfast Disliker,…

  • Baking,  Christmas,  Desserts,  Recipes

    Homemade Peppermint Bark

    Remember that just the other day I mentioned I had been on an unexplained baking frenzy the last few weeks? Here is some small proof of my efforts – homemade peppermint bark. I’m addicted to the Williams Sonoma peppermint bark but luckily now, I can make it at home all the time and no longer need to avoid Williams Sonoma around the holidays! (Jury is still out on whether that’s a good thing or not.) What I hadn’t realized before is how extremely easy this stuff is to make. I literally made it in between cooking a batch of homemade waffles for the freezer and putting together eight other freezer…