I'm a single lady who shares her home and life with her sprightly 91-year-old mom and two spoiled cats. I'm happiest in my garden, crafting and cooking - especially baking. I love to experiment and try new things (Pinterest is my natural habitat), and while my reach sometimes exceed my grasp - I've had a few epic fails in the kitchen! - I always learn something new ... and the journey (even if it's sometimes a little bumpy) is its own reward.
The holidays are a time to indulge without guilt in those special treats we wait all year for. Give traditional desserts the simple, delicious Tastefully Simple treatment and enjoy the sweetest season of all.... read more »
You don't have to be a pastry chef to create a delicious holiday dessert that will impress the whole family. Super-simple Classy Toffee "Black Forest" Cake makes a pretty showpiece for your festive table.... read more »
Everyone loves delicious sweets during the holidays, and nothing shows how much you care like a hand-wrapped package of home-baked treats. Discover creative ways to showcase your homemade gifts in clever packaging.... read more »