Author Archives: Alicia Jay

About Alicia Jay

I'm a radical homemaker, container gardener, and cheerful cook.

How to Braid and Bake Challah Bread

After resisting the lure of stylized pictures and cute frames for several months, I finally caved and downloaded Instagram a couple weeks ago. Honestly, I spent most of those months thinking it was weird how some people use it to … Continue reading

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Summer Love: Cold-Brew Coffee

Earlier this summer, I wrote a summer bucket list of things I’d like to do before the season draws to a close. One of them was to perfect my cold-brew coffee process and ratio. Cold-brew is a method used to … Continue reading

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Save at the Grocery Store: When to Buy Organic, When to Save Your Money

Since we can’t subsist on cupcakes alone, let’s talk about fruits and vegetables. Fresh produce can be expensive when you are trying to stick to a frugal grocery budget, and organic produce can seem like a major splurge as the … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pancakes with Raw Honey (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

On days when you need a little something to look forward to, it’s important to wake up to the most charming breakfast possible. In my book, pancakes are one of the foods that will always fulfill the need for this … Continue reading

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Summer Treats: Homemade Marshmallows

You have not had a truly phenomenal S’more until you have had one made with a homemade marshmallow. Yes, you can indeed make marshmallows at home, and yes, it’s incredibly easy! Homemade marshmallows are fluffy, delicate little things that are … Continue reading

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