Lavender Arnold Palmer Cocktail

Hope you’re feeling rested and recharged after a short work week. It’s cloudy and rainy in Chicago today, but I’m not mad about it. I’m always a little more productive on gloomy days, I don’t know why. Speaking of productive…I found another use for my *famous* Lavender Simple Syrup. And it’s a winner. This LavenderContinue reading “Lavender Arnold Palmer Cocktail”

Peach Thyme Bourbon Smash

I bought a bunch of peaches to make a grilled peach chicken salad that looked delicious. Really, it does. But then dinnertime rolled around and the idea of 1. cooking and 2. eating a salad seemed like a horrible decision. All I wanted to do was sit in the sun and finish my book clubContinue reading “Peach Thyme Bourbon Smash”

Homemade Strawberry Basil Poptarts

Are these poptarts or hand pies? …or mini pies? Honestly, I’m not entirely sure. Is there an official definition of a poptart somewhere? For now I’ll stick with calling them poptarts. But just know that whatever you decide to call them…they are delicious. These “poptarts” are made with my favorite all-butter pie crust and filledContinue reading “Homemade Strawberry Basil Poptarts”

Lavender French 75 Cocktail

Happy Friday, friends. I hope you had a lovely week and are looking forward to a relaxing weekend…maybe with this cocktail (or two). A French 75 combines some of my favorite things: gin and champagne. I am very in to gin and tonics lately, and there is something so lovely about popping a bottle ofContinue reading “Lavender French 75 Cocktail”

Pink Lemon Collins Cocktail

My husband and I have been trying out meal delivery kits for a few months now. With being home all day and having to cook so many meals, it’s been nice to have someone else tell us what to make. I honestly was super skeptical about it but have surprisingly enjoyed trying new recipes thatContinue reading “Pink Lemon Collins Cocktail”

How to Make Your Own Unicorn Pie

Step-by-step directions for making your very own unicorn pie. What you need: Pie pan Fun rainbow sprinkles Neon food coloring Your favorite (lightly colored) cream pie recipe At some point in our lives, I think we all dreamt of being a unicorn, but there comes a time when reality settles in. When that sad timeContinue reading “How to Make Your Own Unicorn Pie”