Traditional Kolache Sweet Bread with Delicious topping!

Much of my ancestry is polish. My Great grandfather emigrated to the United states and then started his family here. My maiden name is utterly unpronounceable (except for once, when I met a Polish man, who was able to say it from reading it without hesitation) and I’ve got the nose to show for it. MyRead more

Seasoned Sea Salt + Printable Labels

Finishing salts are one of those things that I could have gone my whole life without ever knowing about. I mean, salt is salt right? Wrong. Sea salt is different than Kosher salt which is different than Iodized Table salt. Sea salt tends to taste saltier, which allows for more sparing use. Additionally, Sea saltRead more

Easy DIY Body Wash

Bath time has become an amazing restorative exercise for me lately. I lounge away in the hot water and feel truly warm for the first time all day. I pamper myself with bubble bath, my 1940’s vintage lady Gillette razor, and usually some music or candles. So, when I ran out of body wash I figuredRead more

Tempting and Surprisingly Easy Hazelnut Hot Cocoa

This hazelnut hot cocoa came about because one of the foods I miss most being pregnant is coffee. Now, the most recent data on the subject suggests that 6oz or less of caffeinated beverages is okay for a pregnant lady. That said, I error on the side of caution. I do have an occasional 4ozRead more

Creamy Lime Chicken

Creamy Lime Chicken / by Busy Mom's Helper for SayNotSweetAnne.com #chicken #recipe

Happy November, y’all, it’s Danielle again from Busy Mom’s Helper! As shocked as I am that it’s already the holidays (denial might be the more appropriate word), I’m really excited for all the fun, beauty, and family time! Plus, once November hits it’s like MAJOR COOKING for two months straight…love it! One dish we triedRead more

Caramel Apple Cider Donuts

Apple Cider and Donuts go together for me. I have wonderful memories of fall trips to apple farms, celebrated by warm cider and fresh-from-the-fryer cinnamon donuts. I’m not sure if this combo is as popular in warmer states as it is here in apple-growing Michigan country, but it is a flavor that I crave when theRead more

Easy Slow Cooker Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

Oh my goodness, where do I start? First off, I’ll tell you that Hamilton Beach sent me this amazing slow cooker a few weeks ago with hopes that I’d make something awesome in it. But of course, the opinions are all mine. I struggled for a bit because I’m not a food blogger and theRead more