I had a bulk of cherry tomatoes that I needed to use up before they […]
Molly and I had so much fun making these 4th of July popsicles! They are […]
This is a quick and easy way to help soothe sunburns or any other burn. […]
n my last visit back to Ohio, I found this wonderful recipe in my Heavenly Delights cookbook […]
I’ve posted my brine recipe in the past, but this year I decided to try […]
Happy Mother’s Day weekend! I hope that all you moms out there are spoiled rotten […]
Winter brings comfort food and cozy fires, but it also brings cold weather and dry […]
It’s fall, which means it’s apple season, so I thought it would be fun to […]
One of the best things about my summer garden is basil. It grows so well […]
Sometimes life can add stress and chaos to our lives. Here are three baths that […]
I’ve been making Blarney cookies for as long as I can remember. When we were […]
These little Candy Cane Marshmallow stirs are so fun. I love peppermint mochas and peppermint […]
If you are like me and you are stuck with loads of leftover Halloween candy, […]
One of my favorite salads is Caprese Salad. I was going to a dinner party […]
For Father’s Day, I wanted to come up with a handmade grooming kit you could […]
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED: 1 box of pie crust3 tablespoons sugar1 large beaten eggCherry jam3 […]
Valentine’s day is a special holiday for me and my husband. It’s not only a […]
Chicken Pot Pie was always one of my favorite meals growing up. I love making […]
I wanted to make a healthy, hearty salad and was in the mood for Italian, […]
Molly and I had picked so many apples when we went apple picking last weekend […]
The flu bug has been going around lately and there’s nothing that makes me feel […]
You all know how much I love baths and taking the time to relax. I […]
If you are anything like me, the first thing I do in the morning is […]
I was having a few girlfriends over for brunch a few weekends ago and wanted […]
Molly’s got a late summer cold so I decided to whip up one of her […]
WHAT YOU WILL NEED 1 ham hock3 cloves of garlic1 large onion cubed1 tablespoon of […]
Keeping your wooden cutting boards oiled is really important. I try to do this with […]
This cooling cucumber eye gel is my little secret weapon when I wake up with […]
Growing up in an Irish Catholic family, corned beef and cabbage was on the menu […]
I love almonds and cranberries, so these muffins are a little bit of heaven to […]
One of my family’s absolute favorite dishes is Orange Chicken, so I thought I’d try […]
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Every year I always make my dad’s […]
This detoxifying carrot juice is my personal favorite mocktail for hitting the restart button and […]
My dear friend Diane (pictured above) who also happens to be the amazing Script Supervisor […]
Living in Los Angeles, I spend a lot of time in my car due to […]
There are some Christmas traditions that I absolutely love and keep to every year, and […]
I absolutely love making these DIY plates. I always make personalized plates when gifting baked […]
You all know how much I love to decorate my house for the holidays. Growing […]
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED: A baking pan (any size)Cooking SprayBlueberry Pie Filling (1-3 cans depending […]
Now that Molly is back in school, I’m always on the lookout for easy and […]
Winter’s all about coziness and comfort at my house, and one of my favorite chilly […]
One of my favorite, quick, easy, and nutrient-rich recipes has always been pesto. I’ve found […]
I had a craving for ravioli this week and I decided to try to make […]
Essential oils are great for helping repel mosquitoes and other pesky bugs in the Summer […]
You all know how much I love to craft. I was at my local fabric […]
Contouring and highlighting is a huge beauty trend right now. These beauty products can be […]
I picked up the most beautiful squashes this weekend from the farmers market and decided […]
With Halloween right around the corner, our house has been filled with all kinds of […]
You know how much I love making wreaths. I was trying to think of some […]
You know that saying, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree when referring to […]
I know French onion soup seems like a super intimidating soup to make, but if […]
Who doesn’t love fresh veggies straight from their garden? This time around, we got TONS […]
So I must say that these Frozen Yogurt Dipped Strawberries did not turn out the […]
I wanted to surprise the hubby and kids with a mouth-watering, super indulgent treat and […]
I had some (lots) of glitter left over from my New Year’s crafts this weekend, […]
You all know how much I love to reuse and recycle items. I love being […]
I have been making the traditional canned green bean casserole for as long as I […]
This Guinness Cake recipe is a must share! It’s the most delicious chocolate cake ever, […]
Love shamrock shakes but don’t want the guilt trip? I came up with this avocado-based […]
Molly wanted to make some Valentine’s candy jars for some of her friends. She wanted […]
I use a heat protectant on my hair year round to help prevent my hair […]
The holidays are my favorite time of the year! But, all of the cooking takes […]
Have you ever stressed at the last minute for a gift to get a co-worker, […]
oday is teacher appreciation day at Molly’s school so we decided to make our “Holiday […]
For the final piece of my Father’s Day Gift Basket, I wanted to share a […]
ou all know that I love finding ways to make homemade household products. I really […]
My family and I love to bake together. I try to always have a batch […]
A friend of mine has always made her own laundry detergent and fabric softener and […]
You all know how much I love to clean my house until it sparkles, and […]
I’ll admit I have never pickled anything before. I’ve always found it so intimidating and […]
Ever wondered how to pick out the perfect vacuum? Monica Potter goes to the expert […]
Everyone knows how much I love my coffee. I’ve been a tad obsessed with my […]
I love having fresh herbs on hand. I use a lot of herbs in my […]
his year I wanted to make a DIY gift for my friend who is hosting […]
Irish soda bread is a must have in our household every year around St. Patrick’s […]
A fun and easy way to spruce up your doorway or home is to make […]
Every year Molly and I love to make deviled eggs around Easter. This year we […]
I caught the flu bug last week and wound up being pretty sick for a […]
Pesto is a favorite in my house. I use it in so many different ways. […]
Among my favorite things in the kitchen are fresh herbs, but many times I’ll forget […]
It’s no secret that I love lavender. I have it planted everywhere in my garden. […]
With the hot weather this summer, my garden has been producing tons of fresh lavender, […]
I was at a brunch a few weekends ago and one of my girlfriends made […]
A lot of people email me and ask about my skin care regimen. I try […]
If you are anything like me, you cooked for an entire army yesterday and have […]
Moms love spa days and there’s nothing better than having the luxuries of a spa […]
acaroni & Cheese has always been one of my favorite side dishes. This recipe from […]
Everyone knows how much I love to decorate for the holidays. One of the things […]
My skin can get pretty sensitive after a long winter, so I like to make […]
I’ve always found wreaths to be a beautiful and welcoming touch when decorating my house […]
This manicure scrub is the perfect prep to do to your nails and cuticles before […]
I’m really trying to focus on eating healthier this year, which means I have to […]
There are 2 things that are always going in my house during the winter months…my […]
If you are anything like me, you have a ton of Mason jar lids laying […]
In honor of Mother’s Day week, I wanted to make something for my kids that […]
I thought it would helpful to create a menu board for my family. I have […]
I had a bunch of empty Monica Potter Home soy candle jars around my house […]
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED: Mini graham cracker pie crustsVanilla pudding mix (or flavor of your […]
I use mint extract a lot during St. Patrick’s Day. Last year a friend of […]
A really simple way to brighten up a dessert is by making a batch of […]
Summer is starting to wind down and on those really hot, balmy late summer nights, […]
There’s just something I love about the simplicity of a chocolate chip cookie. They’re such […]
I love making relaxing eye masks. They help me relax and reduce the look of […]
Everyone knows how much I love to clean and I really try to clean with […]
If you’re a parent, you’ve probably seen this before: your kid’s clean plate with a […]
We love to make tacos in our house. I try to use turkey as much […]
This Oatmeal and Honey Face Mask recipe is a classic for me because it’s such […]
I knew that I wanted to make something to add to the hand-painted champagne flutes […]
Growing up, I had a real affinity for root beer because it was my dad’s […]
My orange tree produced so many oranges this year that I started to think about […]
You all know how I love making wreaths. I just love how one simple decoration […]
Now that the warmer months have arrived, a packable picnic is a fun way to […]
This Pasta with Sausage and Peas is one of my favorite pasta dishes, and is […]
Many of you know that 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. Growing up […]
WHAT YOU WILL NEED 1 tbsp. of all-purpose flour1 lg. size oven-cooking bag2 large apples […]
I was in Ohio for the last few weeks and was happy to be reunited […]
Are you a lemon lover? Have you ever preserved lemons? If not, now is your […]
If you carve enough jack o’lanterns for Halloween, you’re bound to mess one up like […]
Gnocchi is one of my most favorite things in the world. I love how fluffy, […]
Now I will admit, I am not a huge fan of sweet items for breakfast.  […]
I wanted to make little pumpkin votives this weekend to light the path up to […]
f your bathroom looks anything like mine in the morning, then you know your counters […]
Homegrown heirloom tomatoes are just the best!  A friend of mine grows the most amazing […]
So I hate to waste anything. I recently shared a natural robin Easter Egg coloring […]
I love the simplicity and clean look of reed diffusers. I wanted to try making […]
From A to Z: A is for Arnica – it helps inflammation, shortens healing time, & improves […]
I was testing new candle scents from Monica Potter Home recently. When I lifted the […]
There is nothing better than a nice heat pack for sore and aching muscles. I […]
I made risotto a few nights ago for dinner and had some leftover. I wanted […]
I love brussel sprouts and wanted to incorporate them into my Christmas dinner this year. […]
Every year my kids and I try to get creative with how we are going […]
I absolutely love the smell of roses and have rose bushes all over my garden. […]
This Rose Petal Milk Bath is the ultimate luxury spa experience and with this recipe, […]
I wanted to make something for a potluck that I was going to and my […]
Do you love the idea of Elf on the Shelf but always forget to move […]
I recently went to a craft show with a friend of mine and got this […]
I love having fresh flowers in my home. They make me happy and can make […]
I wanted to try to make a homemade shaving cream with things that I had […]
Shepherd’s pie is a favorite in our house—it’s the perfect blend of English and Irish, […]
Thai food is one of my favorites. I always order the Shrimp rolls and thought […]
If you want a recipe that makes it look like you worked all day in […]
We’re so excited to introduce our limited edition Potter’s Pastries Collection of Soy Glass Candles & Room Sprays. […]
If you are looking for a little something extra special to top off deserts, cakes, […]
One of my girlfriends is an esthetician and she makes a lot of her masks […]
One of my all-time favorite greens for salads is arugula—between the touch of spiciness and […]
This may take a little extra time to make, but it is SO worth it. […]
One of my favorite quick and easy sweet treats to make is something called Sweet […]
now there are a lot of you out there who would rather go out to […]
If you are anything like me, you always stress out about your Thanksgiving turkey coming […]
I know there is the old debate… to brine or not to brine. Some people […]
Need a great last minute recipe that takes about 15 minutes to make? This tomato […]
You all know how much I love making soups. It is getting a little chillier […]
I found a few glass bottles in my Ohio childhood garage that I wanted to […]
I wanted to have a little fun with Valentine’s Day this year and make cute […]
If you are looking for a sweet treat to make this Valentine’s day, look no […]
Being from Ohio, buckeyes have been a sweet treat that we make often in our […]
Veggie Stir Fry has always been a staple in our household because it’s a great […]
It’s been sweltering here in California, and I’ve been craving juice all summer long. We […]
We are slightly obsessed with zucchini noodles in our house and had a few zucchinis […]