Your top 10 reader favorites of 2016 are on Lulu the Baker today! Bar cookies, pies, fried chicken, and more!

Best Recipes of 2016

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year, folks! We had a really wonderful holiday break, with lots of family in town, tons of good food, and many great memories made. We watched movies, went bowling, roller skated, played games, put together puzzles, and spent the

Cute recipe cards and a hard enamel pin from Scandinavian Gatherings.

Scandinavian Gatherings Stocking Stuffers

December 14, 2016

My friend Anne posted something earlier this week on Instagram about Christmas being next week, and I was stunned. Next week! I am well aware of when Christmas is, but putting it into those words really shocked me. I have

Make this easy, 4-ingredient cheese ball to your next holiday party!

Salami Cheese Ball

December 9, 2016
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I don’t know about you guys, but we have so many holiday parties to go to this year! We have one tonight, one on Saturday, one on Monday, one on Tuesday… And we have to bring something delicious to each

A Scandinavian Christmas tree

Christmas Tree Inspiration

December 6, 2016
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Beautiful Christmas tree pictures have started to pop up all over social media and the internet. And I love it! I love seeing how creatively people decorate their trees and make them the point of inspiration for the rest of their holiday

Join me at The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City, Utah for cookies and a Scandinavian Gatherings book signing on Tuesday, December 6th from 7-9pm.

Utah Book Signing!

December 2, 2016
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Happy December, friends! This year has flown by; I can’t believe we are nearly at the end of 2016. It has been a wonderful, crazy year here on Lulu the Baker, and I have one final Scandinavian Gatherings book event to

Make this easy and festive holiday garland out of felt and baker's twine!

No-Sew Felt Holiday Garland

November 29, 2016

  When I was little, my parents always made us wait until December 1st to put up our Christmas tree, decorate for the holidays, and sing Christmas songs. My mom always threw a fun December 1st party for us with

These gorgeous rooms make me want to decorate with non-traditional colors this Fall!

Decorating with Non-Traditional Fall Colors

November 18, 2016
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I’ve been really enamored lately of homes decorated non-traditional Fall colors. Instead of the usual oranges and browns, I’m loving whites, soft, silvery greens, and occasional pops of color. With Thanksgiving less than a week away, rooms like the one

Coconut, chocolate chips, pecans, and graham crackers make this pie delicious!

Sawdust Pie with Bananas and Whipped Cream

November 15, 2016
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Have you ever had Magic Cookie Bars? You might call them by another name, but I promise you’ve eaten them before. Chocolate chips, chopped pecans, and shredded coconut on a sweet, buttery graham cracker crust. They’re a favorite in my family

These little autumn bouquets make a sweet addition to your holiday table. And since they're made with faux flowers and greenery, they'll last even after the party is over!

Autumn Bouquet Place Cards

November 10, 2016
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Place cards are one of my favorite ways to add a special touch to any dinner table. They can help set the overall tone of an event, whether it’s glitzy or low-key, retro or modern. With Thanksgiving just around the

This Week's Menu Ideas features 5 ideas for easy, family-friendly weeknight dinners!

This Week’s Menu Ideas 16

November 6, 2016

It’s been so long since I’ve written a post for This Week’s Menu Ideas! I’ve been putting together this particular group of easy weeknight dinner recipes for a few months, and finally set aside some time this weekend to sit down and write