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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simple Homemade Kettle Corn

Simple Homemade Kettle Corn

Hello friends! So it’s Friday?! This week has flown by with the holiday on Monday! Things have been so busy around here as we are (fingers-crossed) getting ready to start on our house renovations as early as next week! Dan and I worked hard this past weekend to transplant tons… I mean TONS of flowers […]

Rustic Apple Cobbler

Rustic Apple Cobbler

The sun is shining!!! I knew it would come back! I’m finding it hard to concentrate this Friday afternoon as it is gorgeous outside! I’m thinking an evening walk would be really nice so I’m going to keep this short and sweet! A few weeks ago I whipped together this easy dessert and thought y’all […]

Easy Baked Apples

Easy Baked Apples

Happy New Year! (a few days late…) Instagram/rustichoneyboutique I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a wonderful new year celebration! I felt so refreshed on New Year’s Day. This past year seemed kind of tiring (in good ways) when I stopped to reflect on EVERYTHING we did. I’m feeling more confident than ever that […]

The Apple Of My Pie: Two Fresh Takes On Classic Apple Pie

The Apple Of My Pie: Two Fresh Takes On Classic Apple Pie

“Are you ready for dessert?” This has to be the most commonly asked question in the dining hall at the Annual Labor Day Picnic in Montrose. Hundreds flock to the church grounds each year on Labor Day for the famous fried chicken dinner. For more than twelve years I have helped serve tables in the […]

BIG Changes & Peanut Butter Chocolate S’mores Cookies

BIG Changes & Peanut Butter Chocolate S’mores Cookies

I had been waiting for weeks and finally, the tears came. And they came hard. It was an ugly cry, I know it. Streaming down my face, the tears ran wild just as every fear, doubt, and memory was racing through my little head. I knew reality would set in sooner or later and the […]

“Semi-Homemade” Easy Glazed Donuts

“Semi-Homemade” Easy Glazed Donuts

Our windows are open again! Yippee! Let the cool breezes blow! I absolutely love how the weather has been cooling off. Although, I cannot believe how fast this summer is passing. It is already back-to-school time for heaven’s sake! What happened to summer?! I feel like this is a common theme. Time, who do you think you […]

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

As promised, I wanted to share with you my recipe for cream cheese frosting. This frosting is great on cinnamon rolls, sugar cookies, banana bread, red velvet cupcakes…must I go on? My stomach is already grumbling! Here’s to another family favorite! Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients: 1/2 c. butter/margarine, softened 1 pkg. (8oz.) cream cheese, softened […]