10 Foodie gifts to request (and give) this Christmas

Gifts to request and give this Christmas

10 Foodie Gifts to request (and give) this Christmas


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Do you already know what gifts you are going to request (and give) this Christmas? I happen to love giving gifts (receiving them isn’t bad either) and I really enjoy picking out cool gifts for the people I love. Since clutter builds up so easily, I try to stick to either practical or consumable goodies. And in case you need some help choosing gifts for your loved ones this year, I have compiled a list of gifts particularly suited to foodies. Continue reading “10 Foodie gifts to request (and give) this Christmas”

My most important shopping tool – and favorite app!

My most important shopping tool


My most important shopping tool – and favorite app!

I’m not into many apps, and I’ve found that the ones that are supposed to keep my life super organized seem overly complicated. The few apps I do use have broad uses, my favorite being Wunderlist.

I’m going to go ahead and assume you know the benefits of making a list before you go grocery shopping. There is less time involved with multiple trips to the store each week, money saved by knowing what you need and buying mostly only that, and less gas used to get to the store only once a week compared to four times. Continue reading “My most important shopping tool – and favorite app!”

How to put on THE BEST Buffet!

How to put on THE BEST Buffet!

We are pretty excited about doing something new this Thanksgiving. After talking about how crowded and cramped our table is with all the people and food, we decided to risk our lives (and tradition) and give buffet style a try.

Instead of waiting so long for the sweet potatoes to get passed to you that your food is cold, or eating your food as you get it (resulting in a perpetually empty plate), you can skip along the line and fill your plate as you please.

Continue reading “How to put on THE BEST Buffet!”

10 tips for planning dinner for a crowd

10 Tips for Planning Dinner for a Crowd


Planning Dinner for a Crowd

A couple of months ago my husband and I were selected to help with a fundraising gala out our church. Between the two of us, we have quite a bit of experience planning dinner for a crowd, including for groups of over 200 people.  Continue reading “10 tips for planning dinner for a crowd”