New Year’s Eve Dinner in the making

I received an Anova precision cooker for Christmas and I have been having lots of fun with it. I wanted to do something special for my fiance tonight for New Years so I chose to sous vide a pork loin and make an incredible dinner for him. What is sous vide? Glad you asked. Sous…

Holiday Hacks

HAVE NO FEAR, YOU CAN DO IT! There are times when a dish needs a little help to be perfect. Come to the rescue with these easy fixes. 1. GRAVY IS TOO THIN Stir in cornstarch (1½ teaspoons per cup of liquid). Dilute it in a little cold water, add to gravy and stir over…

10 Ways to Be Intentional in Your Neighborhood

This is part two of our series on loving your neighbors. You can read part one here. Loving my neighbors, and loving them well, does not come easily to me! It is way outside my comfort zone. And though none of these ways to be intentional in my neighborhood come naturally to me, I’ve found that…

10 Ways to “Hotel-ify” Your Guest Room

1) Linens/Bedding Honestly there is no shortcut when it comes to bedding. I am not saying you need to spend big bucks on the most expensive bedding available.  With the availability of quality linens at places like HomeGoods and Marshall’s, for example, you can splurge on luxury linens without having to sell your first-born. (via) Just like…