Snickerdoodle Dandies: How To Freeze Cookie Dough Balls

Snickerdoodle Dandies: How To Freeze Cookie Dough Balls

Why do the strongest cravings always set in when we are short on groceries? If you have been reading this blog for awhile now, you know I have a serious sweet tooth! Unfortunately, it has only become more severe during my pregnancy. I want a little something sweet… almost every day… don’t judge! I don’t [...]

Bacon-Wrapped Pepper Poppers With Pork Loin

Bacon-Wrapped Pepper Poppers With Pork Loin

I know I already have you with that title… any recipe that begins will bacon-wrapped is worth a shot, right?! We have had a TON of peppers from the garden, most of which will end up in salsa but I try to use a few here and there while they are at their peak of [...]

From The Garden: Bountiful Blessings

From The Garden: Bountiful Blessings

I talk about it all the time but I can’t help but think how much this “homestead” has been a blessing to us. We didn’t buy this land for the house, yard or garden but those things have surprisingly become the things that make this our home. It’s almost as if this place found us. [...]

A Fruity Fourth: July 4th Recipe Roundup

A Fruity Fourth: July 4th Recipe Roundup

I don’t know about you, but I can ALWAYS use a few last-minute ideas during holidays. I always think I’ll throw together the perfect party with adorable decorations, yummy food and fun entertainment for everyone weeks in advance! I think Pinterest gives us all that false sense of hope… My Pinterest parties are amazing! Haha! [...]

Farmhouse Additions

Farmhouse Additions

A lot of changes are occurring these days. So much for my New Year’s Resolution for fewer changes this year! We have been planning an addition for our farmhouse for awhile now, especially after the long, VERY cold winter we had this year. We also could use a little more space with a little one [...]

Classic Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Classic Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

We splurged this spring and finally bought a White Mountain ice cream maker! It had been on our list of things to buy with wedding money (yes, my husband’s list too). So almost two years later, we finally decided we HAD TO HAVE ONE! And I have to say it has been great timing considering [...]

Showroom Reveal: Part 2

Showroom Reveal: Part 2

Hi friends! As promised, here are more photos of the shoprustichoney.com showroom! I meant to post them yesterday but it has been a little crazy around here as we finally begin the renovations to our farmhouse!!! YAY! The Grand Opening of the showroom was this past Saturday and it was so much fun! Thank you [...]

Showroom Reveal: Part 1 & A Giveaway!!!

Showroom Reveal: Part 1 & A Giveaway!!!

It’s been a long, messy road of renovations for the Rustic Honey showroom but I’m happy to say it is finally complete! This weekend I’ll be hosting a “grand opening” of sorts to mark the occasion! PLEASE JOIN US! – SATURDAY, JUNE 14TH FROM 9-NOON – 4460 NE 800 RD, OSCEOLA, MO 64776 We (mostly [...]

Homemade Banana Bread

Homemade Banana Bread

I don’t make homemade bread enough! I love baking breads! It seems that banana bread is the most frequented of all bread recipes in our household. It’s a great way to use up overly-ripe bananas. I hate seeing them go to waste! I try to buy what we need but it seems if I buy [...]

On The Farm: We’re Growing

On The Farm: We’re Growing

There has been so much going on the last few weeks! My most recent photos tell the story… Our chores are growing… As we prepare to add on to our house, we have had to transplant many of our flowers (that have been here for decades) in order to keep them. It took us over [...]