During the holidays we are constantly surrounded by delicious cookie swaps, parties with cupcakes (like this post from Monday), and decadent holiday dinners. One of my favorite covered dishes (or party appetizer, depending on which part of the country you live in) to serve, especially this time of year is deviled eggs. Low carb, high protein and […]

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We have always had a tradition in my family of making a birthday cake for Jesus at Christmastime. We even had candles and everything! It was always a white cake with white icing. One of my favorite parts of Christmas baking was when my mom would let me write out the Happy Birthday part on […]

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Every year at Christmas there is a tradition here in San Francisco called the Dickens Christmas Fair. A huge event center is literally transformed into a Victorian Era world! You get to walk around surrounded by actors dressed in top hats and petticoats while shopping for vintage books, gorgeous candles, and glassware. Everywhere you look […]

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As you deck the halls and stuff the stockings this holiday season, remember that your gifts can make a difference. Tis the season for giving! Whether you shop at your local fair trade market, make a donation, fulfill an angel tree wish list, or shop with purpose; caring for others is easier than you think! […]

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The Christmas season is here! I won’t lie, it’s my favorite time of the year. This pretty much sums up how I want to spend every day! As we gear up for the busiest gift giving season of the year, I have compiled a list of some of the best and most unique items for […]

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One of my favorite parts of fall is the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. I know, I know, it’s so cliche! If you haven’t read Buzz Feed’s “Things All Basic White Girls Do During the Fall”, you should. It’s hilarious! http://www.buzzfeed.com/laraparker/things-all-basic-white-girls-do-during-the-fall?bffb#2x2fex9 There is also Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show: And the endless memes: Despite the jokes, […]

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Welcome to Sweet Tea Sweetie! This sweetie is a Virginia native who grew up in California & Texas. I was raised by a very Southern mother who moved all the way across the country when she married my California dad. I grew up learning and developing a very blended style of cooking. We would have […]

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