Mama's Twig & Blossoms Blog

Pickled Beets with Fresh Mozzarella

I have not always loved beets. In fact, I still do not always love beets. But this amazing dish, to which I was introduced about 6 years ago, had me moving forward in relationship with a vegetable I'd spent the duration of my life, till then, ignoring. I've punched it up a bit with the addition of Wild Orange Essential Oil and even my kids ate it!! This is...

Best Ever Wood Polish DIY

I love old things. Let me say that again. I LOVE old things!! My happy place is almost any European flea market. I love finding interesting pieces of furniture and imagining their origins. My heart races upon finding that elusive platter I've been missing from my collection of china, and THEN turning it over to find it bears the stamp used from 1894-1909 (Y...