I constantly tell people I’m blown away by this mom gig. I spent a majority of my pregnancy terrified I would hate being a mom. Turns out I don’t, which is ridiculously good news. Julia turned one last month, and … Continue reading
Happy Saturday, folks! What are you up to? We’re off to Grand Rapids for an early Thanksgiving celebration with one side of my family, and then to Kalamazoo for my Oma’s birthday on Sunday. It’ll be a great weekend full … Continue reading
Happy Monday! The stats have spoken, and you all have your favorite posts here at Balance and Blueberries. It was fun to take a peak at what you like the most. If you’re curious, here’s a roundup!
Homemade Noodles–no special equipment needed!
Black Bean Chocolate Cake–it’s gluten free, and you’d never know beans were the secret ingredient. This is the only chocolate cake I ever make because it’s oh-so-moist.
How to Cook a Whole Chicken–this one is so easy! Don’t be scared at all, and give it a try.
Cinnamon Rolls–this recipe is based on The Pioneer Woman’s. You will use so much butter and sugar in this recipe, but it’s OK. Just go with it.
Mini Blueberry Pies–just in time for blueberry season. These are a bit labor intensive, but super adorable for a special event or party.
Zucchini Banana Bread–find some zucchini at the farmer’s market, and try this quick bread. The best of both worlds: zucchini bread and banana bread.
DIY Cleaning Products–rid your house of chemicals and clean out your under-the-sink cupboards once and for all with just a few (cheap) ingredients.
What else would you like to see here? More recipes? More travel? More DIY?
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Last weekend, we crossed the bridge from Michigan into Sarnia, ON, for my cousin’s wedding. It was a short trip, but a good one. We had lots of time to visit with family, catch up, and hang out. For eats, … Continue reading
While we were in Italy (photos later this week, if you want to see!), I was looking for something souvenir-like to take home with me. I’m a big proponent of souvenirs being beautiful, useful and/or locally handcrafted. Better if they’re … Continue reading
Do your candles ever burn unevenly? Do you end up with a hole down the middle and wax up the sides of the container? Apparently, this can be prevented by making sure you always burn your candles long enough for … Continue reading