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Cinnamon Sugar Hot Cross Buns (Freihofer’s Copycat)

Cinnamon Sugar Hot Cross Buns (Freihofer’s Copycat)

If you're from Upstate NY then you know all about Freihofer's baked goods. They're sold in practically every single gas station and grocery store from the Canadian border down to Albany, and probably further south than that. If you're not from Upstate NY, Entenmann's is another common brand, and I believe they are, or at one point were owned by the same company. (Did research, both brands now owned by the Mexican conglomerate Bimbo). Every year around Easter Freihofer's would come out with two variations of Hot Cross Buns. The traditional ones that are basically raisin bread rolls with a...

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Recipe for Homemade Sourdough Hamburger Buns

Recipe for Homemade Sourdough Hamburger Buns

Making a hamburger bun recipe using sourdough blows normal hamburger buns out of the water! These buns are soft and nourishing but are also nice and sturdy. For our family, summer means cookouts, and cookouts often mean burgers. We load our burgers up with lots of fun toppings so I don’t have the patience for wimpy burger buns! They need to hold up to a juicy burger with all the fixings. To me, store-bought burger buns just don’t cut it. They get soggy with the first gush of burger juice and squish flat on your first bite. Not to mention,...

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DIY Rope Hanging Shelf

DIY Rope Hanging Shelf

DIY Rope Hanging Shelf Hi there, this is Katie.I saw a super cute rope hanging shelf online, but I knew I could make them myself for cheaper. (My super handy husband helped too). All you need is a board, rope, and a nail to hang it from. The boards we used are are ponderosa pine and the rope is a cotton/poly blend that we got from D&B. Ok, you need a few other things. Sandpaper or a sander and a drill or a drill press. Also for a finished look you can either stain or paint your board. We used...

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The 15 Best Loofah and Shower Sponges for Exfoliating Your Skin

The 15 Best Loofah and Shower Sponges for Exfoliating Your Skin

* Great exfoliating aids to make bath time cleaning a multi-purpose activity * There’s a style for everyone with loofahs, sponges and bath mitts * Better than soaping up with your hands, you’ll feel squeaky clean with these products While the most relaxing moment of your day may be shower or bath time, sometimes it can feel like you aren’t getting quite as clean as you may want to. Sometimes, the standard application of soap with your hands just doesn’t cut it. By adding the additional help of a loofah or shower sponge to your bathing routine, you’ll allow your...

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Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Gourmet pizza at home has never been so easy or tasty! In about 45 minutes, you can make this incredibly easy homemade whole wheat pizza dough from scratch to use tonight or later. Freezing instructions included. Pizza dough is so easy and cheap to make at home. With just a few pantry ingredients, you’ll be rolling out your own pizza dough like a pro! The best part is, this recipe is made with nutritious white whole wheat flour. But unlike many whole wheat pizza dough recipes, it is still light and tasty. What ingredients do I need to make pizza...

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