Christmas morning recipe alert: Overnight Lilikoi Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

It's less than a week to Christmas, so of course I am thinking about FOOOOOD. I am obsessed with creating environments. I love making places pretty, love picking out just the right candle scents, love finding the perfect music to evoke the right feelings for the occasion, and, above all, love finding just the right … Continue reading Christmas morning recipe alert: Overnight Lilikoi Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Triple Garlic, Smoked Chicken Sausage, and Fennel Soup

I haven't done a recipe in a long time! I love food and think about it pretty much constantly, so this is a tragic oversight. Sadly, I just don't make enough deliciousness these days that's worth sharing. Lately it's just "get home, throw some stuff in the oven or in a pot and hope for … Continue reading Triple Garlic, Smoked Chicken Sausage, and Fennel Soup

Christmas Thoughts in September (In-Between Thoughts 9.11.18)

I've been thinking a lot about Christmas lately. "But Jana, it's only September!" Yes, but it's never too early to get excited about twinkle lights and pine and presents! More accurately, it's never too early to budget for the magical gift-giving around twinkle lights and pine and presents. Most of the reason I've been thinking … Continue reading Christmas Thoughts in September (In-Between Thoughts 9.11.18)