About Michelle

Novice gardener. Loving wife. Thrift shopper. Lover of food, cheese in particular. Canning enthusiast. Maker of things, all kinds. Founder, Rosy Blu Handmade and Rosy Blu Vintage. Blogger. Etsy shop owner. Happy to meet you!

You can learn more about me here, or click on any of the "Let's be social" links located at the top of the left column. Thanks for visiting Rosy Blu! Or just read my blog posts below...turns out I think of a lot of stuff to write about.

Snapshot #9

Sausage Pepper Fettuccini Skillet Dinner by Let the Baking Begin

Happy Friday! I hope you are warm & cozy, winding down from your work week and gearing up for an exciting and/or relaxing and/or nourishing weekend ahead of you. What am I up to? How sweet of you to ask! Well, let me just get a cup of tea and we’ll catch up, shall we? […]

Attention Winona: Local classes coming up!

Happy Thursday, darlings! This post is most especially for my readers in driving distance of Winona. To all my other darlings, tune back in tomorrow when I will share a snapshot of what I’ve been up to lately. (Sidenote, do you BELIEVE January is coming to a close? Mind blown. Also: I need to stop […]

You’ve done this a thousand times

You've done this a thousand times.

Months ago I read a post by Tara Mohr. About how she was afraid of going into labor, but a kind soul helped Tara remember she, and the women before her, have given birth a thousand times before. We all know certain things tend to stick with you. Or, more accurately in this case, you […]

Top ten posts of 2014

What is the condition of your home telling you?

Happy New Year, darlings! We sure had fun this year, didn’t we? I’m excited to welcome 2015, as I’m sure you are, but before we fully step into the new year, I wanted to take a brief stroll down memory lane to review the top 10 most popular posts of 2014. As always, I adore you. […]

What’s for dinner, Molly Mogren Katt?

Paleo egg bake recipe

This post is part of a series called What’s for Dinner?, in which I invite my favorite bloggers, business owners and online personalities to share with you their own go-to recipes, the favorite meals, snacks, drinks they make over and over again. You’ll get to meet some of my online friends, and we’ll all get […]

5 reasons to sharpen your knives right this minute

5 reasons to sharpen your knives right now

When’s the last time you sharpened your knives? If your answer is “I don’t remember,” then you need to a) read this and b) prepare yourself to get up immediately afterwards to do something about it. Ready? Let’s do this. 1. It’s really not rocket science. You’ll need a knife sharpener, and you’ll need to know how […]

Thanksgiving brunch menu

Pumpkin Pudding

Happy, happy Wednesday! Don’t you just love the abbreviated week followed by a looong weekend? Like many Americans, I’m thinking about food today. Jon and I are hosting my parents, brother and aunt for brunch tomorrow morning, then we’ll be headed to Jon’s dad’s house for a nice big dinner and football. (Can I get […]


What's for dinner? If you don't know the answer, you might need this.