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Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

How to get started with small-scale home-brewing (for busy thrifty people) Say 'homebrewer' to most people and they will think of a neighbor with an enormous garage filled with kegs. Someone who has entire Sunday afternoons to while away lovingly scrubbing glass demijohns, undisturbed by family members or other niggling items on the to-do list.… Continue reading Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

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Love From Minnesota

As some of you know, I am currently out of town visiting my family in Minnesota for the holidays. This area has some brutal winters, and as a result, hot, filling, hearty comfort foods are a really huge hit up in these parts. One of the first things that come to mind when I think… Continue reading Love From Minnesota

Cocktail of the Day · Cocktails · Holiday Kitchen · Nightcaps · Winter Holidays

Inspiration: National Hot Cocoa Day

December 13. Midway through the month, less than ten days away from the Winter Solstice. I can't think of a better day than this for National Hot Cocoa Day. There is nothing better than a cozy day inside, watching fat snowflakes floating to the earth from a frosty window. Fire burning, lights twinkling on the… Continue reading Inspiration: National Hot Cocoa Day

Food · Lifestyle

Planning a Great Gathering- Part One: Food

Hello loves! Today I want to kick off a three part blog series on planning an intimate social gathering on the cheap! Keep watching over the next week or so, and follow me as I plan a small fall party at our home for mutual friends, as well as my husband's co-workers. You can expect… Continue reading Planning a Great Gathering- Part One: Food