Do You Make Homemade Gifts? If So – THIS

Have you ever gotten a homemade gift that made you cringe? Ugh. I’m uncomfortable just thinking about it. CRINGE NEVER MORE! Homemade Vanilla is my favorite cringe-proof gift to give. I offer this homemade gift idea every year for two reasons: #1: Homemade vanilla astounds people, so there’s the happy surprise element: You made homemade […]

Why Waste Time Drinking When You Can Eat Your Cocktails!

Grandma drinks, yo. It’s a fact. Not in a drunken stupor kinda way, no sir. Grandma drinks responsibly (and talks about herself in third person, which if you wanna worry about something – worry about that) and loves cake. Mix the two together, well, Choochie is in! Side Note: follow my Instagram account: What Grandma […]

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract in 5 Easy Steps

Last year, I set about making my own decadent blend of vanilla extract and the results were so delicious, I’ll never buy vanilla from a store again. Yep, it was that good. You would have thought with all my years of baking experience, I would have tried to make vanilla extract at least once, but […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract Made Simple

This is the time of year many folks, homemaking vanilla kinda-folks, start thinking about putting vanilla beans in jars with vodka or rum, storing them away in a cool dark place for a few months, then having a delicious, much sought after Christmas gift on hand for their friends and loved ones. Are you homemaking […]

What Grandma Drinks

I love this series, don’t you? Grandma Drinks! Yeah, she does. Calling all slushes discerning imbibers…HELLO! Fine.  Pretend not to lurk in the liquor aisle while I discuss this amazing find. ~Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka~ Every Southern heart just swooned. Take a minute.  Breathe.  Reread if necessary. Ready?  OK, let’s break it down: It’s […]