My Top Ten Most Popular Blog Posts in 2022


This top ten list is one that you all chose! There are definitely some surprises but reading the most popular blog posts was so much fun!

I loved that you all really responded to different types of posts! I was most surprised about the posts I wrote where I didn’t agree with some of the latest trends. They might have been a bit controversial but as you all know, I have no trouble sharing my opinions. I can’t wait to see what you think of the list!

White Traditional Kitchen
Every few years the news hits that Farmhouse White Kitchen Cabinets have gone out of style. In fact, white traditional kitchens are out.


My friend KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms also shared her Top Ten blog posts of 2022.

For KariAnne, 2022 has been amazing. It was the best year EVER. Here’s a look back at the year that was—the top 10 blog posts of 2022.

KariAnne’s Top Blog Posts of the Year

My Top Ten Blog Posts

Here are my Top Ten Blog Posts from 2022. I can’t wait to share them with you! And they are listed in no particular order.

Make it Pretty

#1 – Are White Traditional Kitchens Going Out of Style?

This post was hands down the most popular post of the year. There were so many comments on this. If you didn’t have a chance to read this post, now is your chance! Let me know what your thoughts are.

#2 – Has the Open Concept Kitchen Plan Gone Out of Style?

As the articles swirled this year about what is in style and what is going out of style, I shared my perspective on the open kitchen concept, spoiler alert, I am a fan. You all shared your opinions as well. Click below and weigh in with your opinion.

#3 – Is Farmhouse Going Out of Style

Farmhouse style is truly an American style. I love it and apparently, all of you do too. Read the post to see where I think the style will evolve.

Is Farmhouse Going Out of Style?

Is Farmhouse Going Out of Style?

Farmhouse Style. It is something we have all grown to love because it’s simple, inexpensive, and attainable. But is it going out of style? I just read over ten recently published articles that all say that farmhouse, or some farmhouse styles, are definitely on their way out. Today I am sharing a few highlights from…
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What's Cooking?

Several recipes were in the top posts spot. Which ones have you tried and which ones are your new favorites?

#4 – Pumpkin Shaped Baked Brie with Jam

I made this recipe for the first time at the launch party for my book, A Home to Share. It was a huge hit at the party and a huge hit on the blog.

#5 – Very Best Pear Bread Recipe

I am so lucky to receive Harry & David pears at Christmas. I adapted my banana bread recipe, reducing the amount of butter, and created this incredible recipe. If you have not tried it, you are missing a very special recipe.

#6 – Meyer Lemon Cream Pie with a Twist

This recipe was a surprise to me as well. It is so easy and so incredibly delicious. I now get requests to include this pie on menus, year-round.

You Made that?

#7 – The Five Minute Winter Wreath DIY

I am a craft-o-holic is that is a thing. This five minute wreath turned out so pretty and literally took five minutes. No artistic ability is required, just a glue gun, a willow wreath and wood flowers!

#8 – How to Make Flower Cupcakes

I am a self-taught cake/cookie decorator. This means if I can teach myself, so can you! The trick to these flower cupcakes is the frosting tip. Click the link for all of the details.

How to Make Flower Cupcakes 10

How to Make Flower Cupcakes

February is the perfect time to make flower cupcakes. Are you ready to get crafty in the kitchen? Let’s make buttercream flowers together. If you love making delicious and beautiful treats then you are going to love today’s post. I am going to show you how to make flower cupcakes that will wow everyone! If…
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Entertaining is truly one of my favorite things. I love creating the concept, planning the menu, creating the invitation and most of all, setting the table. Two of the top posts this year involved entertaining. Did you have a favorite post?

#9 – The Art of Entertaining Outdoors

This table came together rather serendipitously. I was planning a hosted dinner party for eight people we didn’t know. Yes, you read that correctly. Click below for all of the details.

#10 – A Home to Share Book Launch Backyard Party

Perhaps the highlight of the year for me was the launch party we threw in our backyard for my book, A Home to Share. It was incredible to meet so many of you in person. I am honored and grateful that so many of you traveled for the party. This post shares the highlights of the gathering.

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  1. Thanks for these recaps Leslie. I love reading your blogs and your Sunday morning coffee posts, but it is great to have a recap of the year to see if others like too.

    Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year. 2023 will definitely be a special one fir you with the pending birth of your grandchild.

    1. Hi Eileen! Oh I’m so happy you enjoyed them 🤗 I hope you have the best new year- it will certainly be a very special one for us 🥰❤️

  2. I love a white kitchen – so versatile when you want to change/add a pop of color! And yes, I love an open-plan kitchen. I always look forward to your emails, and save them until I can really peruse what you’ve shared! Looking forward to the quieter days of the season so I can really enjoy your book, too.

    Save up your energy for your the arrival of your grand baby! They sure are a lot of fun!

    1. Hi Debbie! I totally agree 🙏 oh yay! That makes me so happy- let me know how you like it. We are SO excited! 🥰

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