Archives for the ‘Tip’ Category

How to Bake Cookies in Your Car

Have you ever seen a photo like this? Someone crazy enough to try to bake on the dashboard of their car…I’ve always wondered if that really works! We’re in the middle of a major heatwave in Sacramento – it’s been over 100°F over 5 days in a row, so I figured now is a good […]

Healthy Frozen Yogurt

Have you ever heard of this banana trick? If you freeze a ripe banana and blend it, it comes out the texture of frozen yogurt! I’ve been doing this for years (in fact, I blogged about two ingredient chocolate ice cream in 2011) in my food processor, but there’s actually a machine called Yonanas specifically for […]

Tonx Coffee: Freshly Roasted Beans Shipped to You

I’ve been eyeing those monthly coffee subscriptions for the last couple of years. Morning coffee is a daily ritual at our house, and Russ is a bit of a coffee snob. Each time his birthday or Christmas rolls around, I think about investing in a service that will deliver high quality beans to our door. And each […]

50 Awesome Flavored Waters

The Health Education Council has launched the Rethink Your Drink campaign. They are encouraging healthy drink choices, like replacing sugar-sweetened beverages (think soda, sports drinks, and energy drinks) with water. Their goal is to read 8,000 pledges by the end of September. As someone who constantly carries around a water bottle, I am on board with […]

How to Frost an Ombre Rose Cake

I’m so excited to share my first video with you! I’ve been thinking about making videos for a while, and this cake provided the perfect opportunity. My #1 question since posting about the all natural ombre frosting (click here to see how I dyed it without artificial coloring) was “HOW did you do that?!” I made […]