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Hamburger Buns

Best Buns

I recently posted on instagram a picture of my new favorite hamburger buns. Homemade. So good. For some reason I often don’t have hamburger buns laying around, but always flour, so this is my go-to. And in the world of homemade bread it is actually pretty easy. All done in the Kitchen Aid mixer. Yay!! […]

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Canning Season!

The harvest is in!! I’ve been canning up a storm around here…it is steamy work but so worth it to see the pantry fill. “Fresh” peach cobbler in February? Yes please!! Tomato basil soup all year round? For sure. Nothing liked canned goods to make you seem like a pro chef.  Today I’m trying a […]

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The “H” word…and favorite reads!

I cannot believe I am actually saying this, but we are going to HOMESCHOOL this fall! This is crazy. And I am terrified and over-the-moon excited at the same time!! Let me tell you, I was the mom that was saying last summer, “I can’t wait to send him [our eldest son] to school 5 […]

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Homemade Deodorant

I am soooo excited to share this project with you all! My dear friend Naomi, natural product maker extraordinaire, has a beautiful recipe for all natural deodorant. It requires 3 ingredients plus essential oils of your choice. In this video she walks you through how to make it.  Ahhh, it is such a lovely thing […]

2 Handmade Girls + a video

I love podcasts! I am a huge fan. Especially video ones. It is so cool to “meet” people from around the country who have similar interests and to catch a glimpse of the way other people live. I tend to have my favorites that I watch while I knit, while I do dishes, computer work…I […]

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DIY Dryer Balls

Do you use dryer balls? Have you heard of them? If you haven’t here’s the gist in a nutshell…dryer balls are balls that you put in your dryer with your clothes to help reduce dry time (since they increase air circulation) and reduce static electricity. They also help soften and reduce wrinkles. Bottom line–GOOD-BYE dryer […]