Lemon is one of those fruits that adds incredible flavor and can be used in both sweet and savory ways. It’s been a latest obsession of mine, and I have scrumptious recipes up my sleeve for lemon uses! Here I have a sweet way to extract lemon to flavor all kinds of desserts with a lemon simple syrup! Also, to make things easier for more visual (AKA video lovers) learners, I’ve created a simple DIY tutorial to help you see how things look as they go! Let me know if this is helpful for you! 🙂 What you’ll need: 1 lemon, zested Vegetable peeler 1 small saucepanRead More →

This watermelon spice has lovely savory flavor! It’s easy to make, with ingredients you probably have in the kitchen already. It was so fun to see the spice disappearing at the get-together and seeing people enjoy this summer dessert! When it gets hot, just throw together this little food DIY and add flavor to your cool summer fruits. It’s awesome to make for a large gathering, or just for a few friends who stop by. I hope you enjoy this recipe! What you’ll need: Watermelon (or summer fruits) Cutting board Cutting knife Mortar & pestle 1 tbsp kosher salt 1 1/2 tsp chili powder 1Read More →

watermelon slushie drink

The heat wave has been crazy this past week, and the main thing that got me through last summer was a refreshing watermelon slushie! And this time, I wanted to make a twist on it with another one of my favorite drinks – lemonade! Read on to see how to make this oh-so-simple cooling delight! What you’ll need: Watermelon (1/2), cubed, serves 5 Cutting board Kitchen knife Blender 3 tbsp white granulated sugar Ice cube tray Lemonade (homemade or store-bought) Lemon (sliced, for garnish) Mint leaf Step 1: Cut the watermelon into chunks! Have some pity on your blender and make it as easy asRead More →

Yum, whatever could this be?! Hehe, just kidding. Have I told you just how much I love this DIY flower ice cream cone? Send me a direct message on Instagram if you want me to send you a printable for the cone design, and make sure to drop off your e-mail address to receive my latest DIY/punny endeavors! What you’ll need: Cone printable Hot glue gun (or just glue + patience) Flowers of your choice, preferably fluffy (like a blushing peony!) Scissors Step 1: Cut out the printable! Pretty self-explanatory here, I believe! Step 2: Roll up the cone to the width you want and glue the edgeRead More →

tortilla chip how to

So I know my sweet tooth is pretty big, but I’ve recently been discovering that I really enjoy the savory crunch! My husband and I enjoy going to the Taco Tuesdays, and I always dip my tortilla chips into the cheesy beans they provide. Sooo good, my friend.But sometimes, I feel the need to try to “healthify” my meals in little increments so that they’re: Achievable Simple Not too dramatic …as in it’s a success when I don’t end up reaching for the less healthy version because mine doesn’t fit the criteria! And so today, I’m sharing a fun and easy recipe for oven baked tortillaRead More →

Hey there! Since weddings are in full swing this time of year, I thought it would be fun to whip up a lovely wedding aisle decor idea for you! One of my dear friends got married this past weekend, and it was a wonderful celebration. She loves rustic items and the color purple in general, so I thought this was the perfect way to go! I hope you enjoy, and that you try these out! It took less than 40 minutes to put 16 of these together, so it makes a lot of impact for less effort than you think! I’ve provided 2 methods below, andRead More →