25+ Cozy Winter Drinks

25+ Delicious and Cozy Winter drinks that you can make from home! Save money, and avoid going out in the cold with these DIY Lattes, Cocoas and Spirits! | Saynotsweetanne.com

Whelp, it is officially TOO DANG COLD here in Michigan. That means negative wind chills, and drafts that penetrate 3 layers of sweater and a wool coat. There is ice on things that should never have ice on them. Also, it is dark. The days are twilight and overcast almost all the time. So, nowRead more

10 tips to becoming a Home “Chef”

10 Ways to Cook like a Home "Chef" . These 10 tips are a great jumping off point for beginners, as well as a great reminder for "seasoned" cooks! | syanotsweetanne.com

The last several years have seen the rise of what I call the Home “Chef”. Different than the Home Cook, a Home “Chef” has honed their skills with Food Network, tested their prowess with difficult recipes from their favorite bloggers, and refined their pallet with amazing meals from farm to table restaurants. Really, the worldRead more

Baked Pears Recipe

Delicious, Simple and easy Baked Pears Recipe | saynotsweetanne.com

This baked pear recipe get’s me thinking. I don’t know exactly why – but we never really had pears when I was growing up. I used to have fun carving apple jack-o-lanterns, writing messages on banana skins, and trying to catch grapes in my mouth, but I can’t remember ever having a pear until IRead more

Delicious Cold-Brew Coffee Base

How to make Cold Brew Coffee the easy way! Perfect for iced coffees in the hot months, or just because. | saynotsweetanne.com

I might be a little late on the cold summer drink bandwagon. I realize that. But I’ve just discovered this concoction and I swear I’ll drink it until mid December! (I’ll report back on the validity of that statement). Now, I’ve shared a few delicious hot drinks like DIY Chai Mix and Hazelnut Mocha, butRead more

Faux Bois Cake

Faux Bois (Woodgrain) cake. Perfect for woodland themed events, or just because it is beautiful! | saynotsweetanne.com

When we first discovered we were expecting, hubby and I had dreams of a forest themed nursery. Girl or Boy, we loved the idea of soothing green tones, natural wood and serene forest animals. (You know, until the child arrives and the whole house is thrown into chaos.) So when time came for our littleRead more