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May New Item Launch

May 1, 2024
Collage photo of new simmer pot kits, scrunchie options, and digital flower artwork from Holoka Home on Etsy.

New items have dropped on Holoka Home for the month of May! This item launch includes new simmer pot kits, scrunchie options, digital art, plus price drops! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Happy May!  It is the unofficial start to summer and I’m kicking off the month with new items in my Etsy shop.  I launched 5 new items – three simmer pot kits, a multi-item option…

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Summer Zucchini Pasta Salad

August 17, 2023
Summer Zucchini Pasta Salad in a bowl on a wooden board with fresh zucchini in the background.

This Summer Zucchini Pasta Salad is loaded with fresh zucchini, tomatoes, kalamata olives, basil, onion, cannellini beans, feta cheese, and a simple oil and vinegar dressing. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I can hardly remember a summer when my father-in-law hasn’t had a crazy abundance of zucchini growing in his garden.  You’d think I’d have a collection of recipes at the ready every year.  But here we…

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Southwestern Chopped Salad

July 25, 2023
Flat lay photo of Southwestern Chopped Salad in a wooden salad bowl. Tomatoes, scallions, mason jar of dressing, lime, wooden utensils, and tortilla strips sit around the bowl.

This Southwestern Chopped Salad is a deliciously light but filling main dish salad made with Romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, corn, tomatoes, bacon, olives, green onions, cheddar cheese, tortilla strips, and a homemade dressing. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Remember the days when we would randomly post what we were eating on our social media feeds just because?  There was no need for perfect staging and bright lighting. …

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Easy S’mores Swirled Brownies

July 20, 2023
Flat lay photo of Easy S'mores Swirled Brownies stacked on a plate and scattered around on parchment paper with mini marshmallows.

These ooey-gooey, slightly chewy S’mores Swirled Brownies are so easy to make! All you need to make them is brownie mix, marshmallow spread, and graham cracker crumbs. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I hate when I get the urge to bake, but I don’t have any of the ingredients to make what I want.  And by “don’t have any of the ingredients,” I mean a boxed mix. …

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Easy Cherry Bourbon Sorbet

July 18, 2023
Easy Cherry Bourbon Sorbet served in glasses. Small bowl of fresh cherries, gold spoon, and fresh mint sit around the glasses.

All you need to make this Easy Cherry Bourbon Sorbet is fresh cherries, simple syrup, lime juice, bourbon, and a blender!  No ice cream maker required for this boozy frozen treat! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Cherry season has been so good this year!  I’ve been buying bag after bag of dark and sweet cherries.  Well, up until it became ice cream season.  Then, the last bag…

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Puff Pastry Strawberry Shortcake

July 7, 2023

This Puff Pastry Strawberry Shortcake is a simple summer dessert made with sugar topped puff pastry, sliced fresh strawberries, and extra creamy whipped cream. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. My Upside Down Tomato and Herb Puff Pastry recipe is currently one of my most popular posts.  And for good reason!  It’s a delicious take on the upside down puff pastry trend made with simple ingredients.  It’s easy…

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