• Home & Decor

    Finally… A Re-org in MY Kitchen

    I consider myself a pretty organized person.  Some would call me anal (retentive), but I would  certainly not go that far.  One of the things that I have been wanting to do for a while now is get my kitchen in order.  Ever since I started baking last year and created what I like to call “Baking Central”, I have been wanting every area of the kitchen to be just as efficient. I have been thinking about the zones in my kitchen and how I can make them work better.  A few months ago, I relocated the coffee maker and mugs, and the new “coffee station” has worked out well.…

  • Food

    Spice Blends

    In my quest to  go green, spend less, save more, and know/control what’s going into my food, I decided that I’m not too cool with all the “stuff” in the spices I buy that are unnecessary additives.  This had nothing to do with all the super cute choices for spice jars on the market now…. Okay truth, it had just a little bit to do with that too (rolling eyes). I mean really… which looks better, the 1st one or the 2nd one?  I LOVE the 2nd (and not just because it is actually a better snap) and THIS is what I am striving for.  More on that in another post… The…