I'm a mom, a wife, a writer. I like lattes, a glass of wine and can spend hours browsing the aisles of Target, Pottery Barn and Sephora. I also grind my own wheat. If you had asked me a few years ago if I would ever grind my own wheat, I would have thought you were crazy. But I do now and here's why you might want to too. - Buying wheat berries … [Read more...]

I'll admit it - I love ice cream. Any day, any time, any season, any weather - it isn't very hard to convince me to have a cone with you. But buying ice cream every week can add up.  And many store-bought ice creams have all sorts of unpronounceable ingredients. Plus, let's not forget about those delicious seasonal flavors that one is forced to … [Read more...]

Whether it's the aroma of freshly baked cinnamon rolls in the morning or a warm loaf of sourdough wafting towards me in line at the grocery store, the smell of fresh baked bread is intoxicating. And though making bread more scratch may seem daunting, a bread maker makes it easy, fast and deliciously pain-free. I recently had the chance to try … [Read more...]