Friday Frenzy Link Party

Friday Frenzy #32: Crafty Edition

Winter is the best time for crafts, am I right? During the summer, I want to be outside on the beach or hiking or just hanging out with my friends with a few drinks, watching the sunset. (My life is so hard, right?) But during the winter… I’m usually in pajamas by 7 PM. Heck, […]

Friday Frenzy #31: Busy January Edition

Jess here this week! Is it just me or is January just crazy and hectic has the holidays are? There’s decorations to clean up, presents to put away, and all the stuff you were too busy to get around to during the holidays. Plus my father’s birthday is in January, so I need to present […]

Friday Frenzy #30: Snowed In Edition

As you already know if you read my post yesterday, I’m snowed in! Here in Norfolk/Virginia Beach, we got 8+ inches of snow, which has drifted to 2+ feet in some places thanks to our crazy wind. Honestly, I actually don’t mind getting snowed in when I don’t have anywhere to go, but Jeffrey has […]

Friday Frenzy #29: Best Of 2017 Edition

We’ve made it! It’s officially the last Friday of 2017. Can you believe it? Above all, I want to say THANK YOU for being a reader and supporter here over the past year. We are excited to continue sharing delicious family recipes in the new year. I feel like this year went especially fast with […]

Friday Frenzy #28: Way Too Busy Edition

Is anyone else feeling overwhelmed with everything left to do in the next few days? I’m excited to see friends and family, but man do I need a nap! Welcome to the Friday Frenzy, the Best Food and Craft Link Party on the Web. Why is it the best? When you link your favorite posts […]

Friday Frenzy #27: Etsy Edition

Happy Friday, y’all! This week, I’m elbow deep in Christmas ornaments. I know I’ve mentioned it before, but Jeffrey and I volunteer for a local exotic animal shelter, and I am helping them make these really cool Christmas ornaments for their Etsy shop. Each ornament has a piece of REAL reptile shed inside of acrylic, […]

Friday Frenzy #26: Job Hunting Edition

I had a great college experience. Despite not loving it the first year, mostly due to a bad roommate experience, by sophomore year, I was making friends and really loving my classes. But do you know the one thing I do not miss at all about college? That frenzy of job-hunting senior my last semester. […]

Friday Frenzy #25: Chicken Yodeling Edition

I think this video sums up how my past month has been: It has been absolutely crazy. I’ve been cooking up a storm for the blog, and also volunteering an extreme number of hours, PLUS I took on some writing clients on top of that. I’ve also been helping Jeffrey study for finals and job […]

Friday Frenzy #24: Crazy Writer Edition

Every November, I do something super crazy. I join NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. Everyone who participates tries to write a 50,000-word novel during the month of November. It works out to a little over 1600 words per day, which is actually fairly manageable when you think about it. The point […]

Friday Frenzy #23: Family Favorites Edition

The best recipes are always the recipes that have been passed down through the generations. They’re the recipes that make an appearance at every family function, the recipes that say “a pinch of this” and “a few cups of that” instead of actual measurements, the recipes that people request when you are attending a potluck. […]

Friday Frenzy #22: Catch a Break Edition

Seriously, doesn’t it sometimes seems like you just can’t catch a break? This week was filled with minor annoyances like tech not working like it should, losing work half-way through a draft, etc. Nothing major, just all annoying stuff to make my life harder. And then… Thursday, I’m on the phone with my mom, when […]

Friday Frenzy #21: Halloween Edition

I love October! The weather is starting to back off (finally) from the super hot and humid days we’ve had here in Virginia…. and Halloween has to be the most fun holiday of the year. I love to dress up, even if it is just to hand out candy to the kids. Actually, I like […]

Friday Frenzy #20: Chocolate Edition

#Choctoberfest is in full swing this week across over 70 food blogs. If you like chocolate recipes, I definitely recommend checking them out. Here’s what we’ve posted on The PinterTest Kitchen so far: Chocolate Apple Pie Classic Chocolate Whoopie Pies 57 Unique Hot Chocolate Recipes White Chocolate Raspberry Brownie Cups Chocolate Pumpkin Bread Angelic Chocolate […]

Friday Frenzy #19: New Orleans Edition

As Jess mentioned in the last Friday Frenzy post, Jeffrey and I were on our honeymoon last week. We actually got married back in June and had the reception in August, but had to wait until October for the honeymoon because of his school schedule. We kept our location a secret from everyone, but the […]

Friday Frenzy #18: Substitute Edition

Jess here this week… Usually Allison’s here to start the frenzy, but she’s currently on her honeymoon at a top secret location! She and Jeffrey are trying to unplug as much as possible on their trip. They haven’t even told anyone where they have gone… except me (in case of an emergency) and I’m keeping my lips […]

Friday Frenzy #17: #88lbsofsugar Edition

In just a few weeks, we’ll be celebrating #Choctoberfest – our third annual celebration of chocolate recipes. This year, we have over 70 bloggers signed up to join us! So if you love chocolate… get ready for 200+ recipes you’re going to want to try. Our gold sponsor is Imperial Sugar again this year. For […]