Looking for the perfect holiday turkey recipe that will bring the family to their knees begging for just one more slice? Whether you’re as dramatic as I am in the kitchen, we all want one thing this Thanksgiving. To enjoy the day with family instead of stressing over the meal. Am I right?
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I’m head over heels excited for it. Somehow my best moments in life have revolved around eating with friends and family. It’s very much what my life looks like on a daily basis. People are always coming over to eat and talk. Good food, real conversations about life’sContinue reading
What sort of person are you? Does the weather affect your mood? It certainly does for my household. My husband says we can never move to Washington because he needs the sunshine. I, however, thrive under cloudy skies and fat rain drops. Hand me my chunky scarf and an oversized cup of tea. I’ll beContinue reading
Two years ago I wanted to do something sweet for my kids’ teachers. It was Christmas time and I thought instead of getting them a gift card or cheesy ornament stating “world’s best teacher”, I’d make them some incredibly fancy sugar cookies. I used my favorite online recipe and poured hours into decorating them untilContinue reading
This is not your average dressing. Spice meets heat and the heat shakes it up with a bit of zip and sweet. In fact only thrill seeking salad eaters should continue on from here.
Kid- “Mom, can you please make some muffins?” Mom- “Ya, maybe sometime this week okay?” Kid- “Okay, and can you make sure they taste like the store kind? I don’t like the homemade ones.” Mom- “……uh sure thing…..”
Gone are the days of summer. Hello fall! My family celebrated the end of summer with one last batch of lemonade, homemade popsicles and a final dip in our little inflatable pool that’s now put away. By “put away”, I mean the dog took a bite of it and we weren’t able to repair itContinue reading
Looking for a crowd pleaser? Chinese food wins every time at my house. We will gladly bust out the chop sticks and laugh about the funniest fortune cookies we’ve ever read. This sweet and sour chicken is practically famous in our house. My oldest is especially surprised that the batter for the chicken fries soContinue reading
It’s early, so early the sun isn’t up yet. You start your morning routine thankful the weather is finally cooling off. The mind starts turning on as the coffee brews. Those precious moments a mom gets to herself before the children wake. A glance at the calendar to remind yourself of the day’s activities. RealityContinue reading
There are two bouquets of flowers in my house currently. One is on our dining table, soaking up some rays and looking oh so beautiful. The other is brightly sitting right next to me while I type. It’s like having a piece of sunshine. The reason behind these flowers though is much more significant thanContinue reading