Tips and Tricks

Hygge

February 23, 2017

Hygge

Have you heard about Hygge, most commonly pronounced ‘hoo-gah’?  It is predicted to be what Marie Kondo was to homes in 2015 and 2016.  Shorted listed to be the Oxford Dictionary International Word of the Year for 2017, today I’m sharing everything you need to know about this hot new (and dare I say much needed) trend.

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Nibbles

Raspberry Thyme Jam

February 20, 2017

raspberry thyme jam

A couple weeks ago I thought I would try my hand at Linzer Cookies, just in time for Valentines Day.  Traditionally made with blackberry jam, I thought I would make mine with homemade Raspberry Thyme Jam, creating what I thought would be an elevated Linzer Cookie.  What I did not consider, was that homemade raspberry jam contains a tonne of seeds!  While I’m sure there’s some fancy (or super simple, in which case, please share) way to remove seeds from raspberry jam, I lacked the time or motivation to investigate.  So off to the market I went to pick up seedless raspberry jam and this glorious homemade jam has instead been enjoyed on toast and homemade scones.  A win-win really 😉

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Home Tours

Inspired Interiors

February 15, 2017

Inspired Interiors

Do you ever put off tackling a design project because your esthetic differs so greatly from your partners? This week’s addition to my Inspired Interiors series address that dilemna in the most beautiful of ways.  Designer Chrissy Cottrell of Chrissy & Co. Design Savvy brought a husband and wife style together in a way that required no compromises.  One look at this space you’ll understand … what could there possibly be to argue about?

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