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

Peanut Butter Pretzel Popcorn Balls

October 30, 2016
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Halloween is tomorrow!! Months ago, possibly the day after Halloween last year, I decided that we should do a family costume theme this year. Somehow I talked everybody into dressing up as Peanuts characters this year. Having coordinating costumes has made

Get inspiration for beautiful Fall landscaping and DIY Fall wreaths!

Dream House Update: Fall Landscaping

October 12, 2016
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Things have been a little quiet here on the blog for the past two weeks as I’ve been traveling all over promoting Scandinavian Gatherings and putting on the second annual conference for creatives that I co-founded, The Hello Sessions.  It’s

Banoffee Pie starts with a buttery, graham cracker crust filled with an easy-to-make, sticky stove top caramel. Add some banana slices and a pile of whipped cream, and you've got yourself one amazing dessert!

Banoffee Pie

October 4, 2016
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Last week was a crazy whirlwind of airplanes, rental cars, delicious food, and book signings. My book, Scandinavian Gatherings, launched one week ago today, and life has been moving nonstop ever since! I have details and photos to share of

Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations | Available Now!

Scandinavian Gatherings is Here!

September 27, 2016

Today is the big day! Scandinavian Gatherings is officially available! I’ve already started seeing pictures from people who have gotten their copy in the mail, and it makes me so happy to see how much everyone loves the book. At