Raw Cacao-Cinnamon Chia Pudding

My mantra lately is K.I.S.S., Keep it simple, Skippy. I tend to over-complicate things, especially on holidays. I’m more likely to gravitate toward a recipe with with multiple steps and expensive ingredients because I want to make things special, but I’m learning as I get older that special doesn’t have to equal working myself to […]

A Simple Porchetta Recipe

  My friend Taylor who blogs at English 101 gave me this porchetta recipe. It pretty much blew my mind so I asked her if I could put it on my blog because I wanted the world to have it. She originally suggested using a whole ham (referring to the cut of meat, not a cured ham), but […]

Paleo “Death By Chocolate” Mousse

Last night I was craving something delicious in a big bad way. The only problem was, I had no treats made. Boo. I considered making brownies or working on a recipe for coconut flour cookies, but honestly, I just wanted to grab something and eat it, not reinvent the wheel. Enter this recipe for paleo […]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Round Up

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time whether you’re hosting or visiting. People may be following special diets, have to many places to be and not enough time, have to travel and maybe even be short on funds. Here is a huge, curated resource to help solve some of these potential problems so you can sit back, […]

Uplifting Eucalyptus-Peppermint Shaving Cream

The other day, Darling Baby got into my husband’s shaving cream. Since I’ve recently started cleaning up our personal care products and looking for natural options, this prompted me to look at the ingredient list and see how it rated on the EWG Database. I discovered it contained parabens (which are a 10, the worst […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract with Brandy

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about holiday gifts, and the blogging world is no exception. There are a lot of vanilla extract posts floating around the blogosphere right now, and they’re all good, but I’m going to argue that mine is exceptional. Why you ask? Because BRANDY. Brandy has that […]

Easy Peasy Pennant Banner Tutorial

My name is Kelley, and I’m a Pinterest addict. My house is full of mason jars. I love subway art. I’ve started putting bacon in everything and wearing skinny leopard-print belts. But one of my most favorite pinterest trends is the pennant banner. In my quiet moments before bed perusing Pinterest, I imagine myself throwing […]

All Butter Pie Crust

Here is basically my favorite pie crust recipe of all time. A lot of pie crust recipes call for shortening, and The Darling Bakers NEVER use shortening. I have never made a bad crust using this recipe and it’s so easy. Just throw all the ingredients in a food processor (I use this one) and turn it […]

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