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5 Sourdough Dessert Recipes

We love our desserts here on the Hilltop! Warm cookies, sweet mug brownies, creamy ice cream, and freshly-baked pies are a few of our most popular choices. Unfortunately, all of those bready items aren’t the healthiest choices. The gluten in them is hard on our digestive systems and all they usually contain loads of sugar.... Continue Reading →

Cloth Diapering | The Pros and Cons

I've used cloth diapers on both of my boys. That's nearly two full years of experience under my belt, so I'm fairly confident in explaining the pros and cons of this way of diapering to whoever is interested. In my opinion, the pros vastly outweigh the cons, but I also understand that cloth diapers may... Continue Reading →

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

I grew up on my mommas famous, homemade chocolate chip cookies. Everyone raved about them, requested that she make them for events, told her (more than once) that she could sell them in a heartbeat. Was it all an exaggeration? No. No it was not. Needless to say, my chocolate-chip-cookie-standards are pretty high being as... Continue Reading →

5 Simple Autumn Touches for Your Home

I’m not really on the fall decorating train. I enjoy growing pumpkins in our garden and placing them on the porch amidst a few mums, but that's about as festive as it gets around here during autumn. Instead I take pleasure in placing small and subtle touches of the season around my home. No bright... Continue Reading →

4 Simmer Pot Recipes for Autumn

Autumn is here. Summer has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean our homes must become dreary and lifeless! Pot Pourris (simmer pots) are some of the best ways to fill a home with wonderful and safe fragrances. I even made a Christmas Pot Pourri Recipe if you’re interested in that during the coming holidays. It’s so... Continue Reading →

Honey Sweetened Mug Brownie

This post and recipe was updated on September 20th, 2022. My husband and I sat down for a movie night last week and before long my sweet tooth started nudging me. Ice cream or a yogurt parfait are my normal go-to's, but neither of those were available at the time. So I pulled out an... Continue Reading →

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