Posted in December 2012

Gluten Free Christmas #2

Gluten Free Christmas #2

Another successful holiday for the books! I was a little too rushed and stressed to take pictures, but 100% GF Christmas Eve at our house was great. We entertained both sets of parents and siblings (and a significant other) for a total of 11 people this year. I served: Cocktail mini hot dogs (Nathan’s) pepperoni … Continue reading

Color me awesome: another award!

Color me awesome: another award!

Very excited to share that I received another blogging award! This is the Liebster Award. The Liebster Blog Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. “Liebster” is German for “favorite”. This award is the “favorite blog award”. Thanks Dana!

Peanut butter cookies.. With or without kisses!

Peanut butter cookies.. With or without kisses!

My husband doesn’t really go for desserts. Expect peanut butter cookies. I’ve made a lot of peanut butter cookies in our years together. This recipe, adapted from Better Homes and Gardens, is the winner. I modified it slightly so it is now gluten free! If you don’t need them GF, just nix the xantham gum … Continue reading

Wheat free isn’t always gluten free!

Wheat free isn’t always gluten free!

I was at a craft fair type event the other day. It was comprised of large, local vendors with “real” brick and mortar businesses. That being said, I was browsing for myself and ideas for new products for my store. Passing by a table of chocolates, a Buddha caught my eye. My husband has a … Continue reading

I hate being sick

I hate being sick

I guess that’s common sense.  Is there anyone that actually enjoys it?  About 3 weeks ago my work spouse was sick.  About a week and a half ago another coworker was sick.  As of Thursday morning, I declared myself sick.  After some investigation, I diagnosed myself with the flu.  No, I didn’t get the flu … Continue reading

Planning for holiday dinners

Planning for holiday dinners

Holidays are stressful.  Being on gluten patrol makes things even more interesting. When my husband and I started dating, we went to about 6+ stops on December 25th alone.  One of the many perks of having most of your family in the area.  Over the years we have come to our senses and visit about … Continue reading

New layout!

New layout!

I spent a couple hours tonight reformatting and refreshing the blog. It has been a long time coming! I hope it is easier to navigate and aesthetically pleasing. I also added a new page. Please see the top navigation bar or click here for Our GF Favs Please share any thoughts, comments, or suggestions below!

The arts and crafts bug has bitten!

The arts and crafts bug has bitten!

I get random urges to do large and/or new arts and crafts projects. Once I made a curtain for my bedroom door. I have also tried to duplicate expensive dog pillows on Etsy and made them like my dogs. There have been various other small projects here and there, but expanding my cooking and baking … Continue reading