Scones for the Holidays

Scones for the Holidays

Some helpful notes up top: this recipe was a fail on my first attempt. I didn't read the directions correctly; added too much sugar to the dough, making it a sticky mess. The second key element was my rolling pin. It was temporarily MIA; which resulted in overly thick layers for my scones. Good news [...]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – September 2020

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – September 2020

Rose - It’s that time of year when the grocery store isles turn orange with pumpkin spiced flavored everything. While I haven’t taken a deep dive into buying everything in pumpkin spice; I have bought every pumpkin spiced coffee creamer available. I know this is excessive. The eye-rolling cashier made me think I may have [...]

DIY: Clay Magnets

DIY: Clay Magnets

Have you ever been so consumed by a television show you find yourself thinking about the characters throughout the day? I was recently engrossed by the show Yellowstone, which just ended its third season. Based in Montana, a sixth-generation cattle rancher, John Dutton, fights to keep his ranch from encroaching corporations and Indian Reservation looking [...]

Good Till the Last Drop – September Empties

Good Till the Last Drop – September Empties

While cleaning my bathroom a few weeks ago I noticed I’ve accumulated a number of half-empty (or half full, depending on your outlook on life) products. I found myself hoarding some of these products for special occasions. While other products, I completely forgot about, and as a result, sat in the medicine cabinet collecting dust. [...]