Stone Fruit & Strawberry Pie

It’s Father’s Day Eve! Yes, Father’s Day Eve is a thing. At least in our house it is. At least this year. Greta woke up very excited to give her dad his gifts this morning. So, before he got up, we wrote out his card and wrapped his gifts. And that is how Father’s Day…

Simple Sparkling Cocktail

Sparkling wine is one of my favorite things. Cocktails are another. How to combine the two is a great question. We are fortunate to live in (now nearby) a small city with a big love for the art of mixed drinks. And many of them feature at least a splash of sparking wine floating on…

Lemon-Lemon Birthday Cake

A couple of weekends ago I had the pleasure of making a THIRD lemony layer cake for some friends of ours. John & Tracy got married back in 2014 and somehow ended up having me make their wedding cake and cupcakes. Through that process, I learned that Tracy LOVES lemon. LOVES it. Their two tier…