Mint Simple Syrup

One of my all-time favorite ingredients! Homemade mint simple syrup is so easy to make! Just heat sugar, water, and mint leaves until the sugar dissolves, let it cool, then strain the mint leaves out. You’re left with a delicious simple syrup that’ll keep in a jar in the fridge for about a week. This…

Lavender Simple Syrup

I’m such a lavender person. I like it in baked goods, in drinks, as bubble bath and shower gel, as candles…the list goes on. This lavender simple syrup takes five minutes to make and is delicious in coffee, cocktails, and even brushed onto cake layers. Here, you just heat sugar and water and lavender buds…

Homemade Cinnamon Latte

I was stunned to find a winter wonderland when I opened my backyard door to let my dog outside this morning. (Gabby was possibly more stunned than I and none too thrilled about getting her feet cold.) The minute I saw the dusting of snow, I thought, Today’s the day! One cinnamon latte coming right up. I’ve been…