Healthy Dog Treat Recipe

Healthy Dog Treat Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Over the holidays, I decided to make healthy dog treats. This may seem odd considering I don’t own a dog (for the record, I regularly wish that weren’t the case) but I tend to live vicariously through my friends’ furry critters. Enter Brando and Ollie. Brando, a dark grey Schnauzer mix, is what most would […]

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Recipe for Relieving Growing Pains

Recipe for Relieving Growing Pains - Cashmere & Cocktails

We grow through experiences. Duh, right? While positive experiences (like landing a new awesome job for example) are huge, it’s usually the difficult experiences – the really really crappy ones – that launch us forward. So what should you do when life serves you a shit sandwich? For those of you out there currently cursing […]

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Why I Almost Said No to Being My Sister’s Wedding Photographer

Why I Almost Said No to Being My Sister's Wedding Photographer - Cashmere & Cocktails

For those of you who don’t know me on a personal level, I use to be a wedding photographer. Then life threw me a pretty significant curveball and I went on hiatus. And by hiatus, I actually mean quit. I stopped dead in my tracks. Not only did I quit wedding photography, I quit photography […]

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Linzer Cookies with Cranberry Filling

Linzer Cookies with Cranberry Filling - Cashmere & Cocktails

It’s my opinion that there are never too many Christmas cookies. Seriously though, have you ever heard anyone say: “crap, I’ve baked way too many cookies this year”? Not a chance. The thing with Christmas cookies is that they are so versatile. You can serve them to family at a gathering, bring them to work […]

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Homemade Holiday Scent

Homemade Holiday Scent Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Is there anything better than the smell of Christmas? (Other than the smell of freshly baked cupcakes of course, but my opinion is a little bias in that regard.) While I had so many plans lined up this holiday season that have yet to take shape, like erecting the tree for instance, I was able […]

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How to Assemble a Charcuterie Board

How to Assemble a Charcuterie Board - Cashmere & Cocktails

If you’ve ever been to our house, this spread probably looks familiar. A charcuterie board is one of my go-to snacks to serve guests and now I’m sharing a step-by-step guide on how I assemble it with you! It’s honestly so easy and a great option while receiving family and friends during the holidays. Also, […]

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Homemade Chex Mix

Homemade Chex Mix - Cashmere & Cocktails

As a child, I grew up with all kinds of holiday food traditions: a Christmas goose, cipaille (a French Canadian staple in our corner of the world), a giant party sub from Subway… the list goes on. Homemade Chex Mix, however, didn’t come into my life until I met my boyfriend. His mom makes homemade […]

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White Peppermint Hot Chocolate

White Peppermint Hot Chocolate - Cashmere & Cocktails

Welp, it’s December. Not quite sure how the jerk snuck up on me, but the month of merry and joy has leapt from the shadows and tackled me to the freakin’ ground. December, you sleigh riding Ho-Ho-ing asshole, you’ve royally screwed me. I’ve accomplished next to nothing thus far in terms of decorations and gifts, […]

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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Dark Chocolate Cupcake Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Fun fact: I use to bake cupcakes as a side hustle. It feels like forever and a day, but there was a time when I baked upwards to 2000 cupcakes a week for a local market. Customers would show up before I arrived, a line would form from my booth all the way out the […]

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Bacon, Apple and Brie Grilled Cheese

Bacon and Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Oh, bacon – let me count the ways I love thee. Alone, in a salad, over a roasted turkey or even smothered in chocolate, there is no wrong way to eat bacon. For this recipe (I shouldn’t even call it a recipe honestly because it’s so easy), I went ultra-simple: a few slices of bacon, […]

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