Feelin’ fancy? This recipe brings out the “pinky up” in me. From the creative ways you can slice your cucumber to the piping of the goat cheese spread, these little bites are truly decadent. I had a friend over who knew way more in the cucumber slicing department than I did. She showed me 3Continue reading
When asked to bring something to a party, or the next family get together, this dish is it. Fool your friends into thinking you slaved in the kitchen for hours. Let grandma feel like you’re a chip off the ol’ block when it comes to baking. Baked brie allows for all these glorious thoughts toContinue reading
Something simple. Something sweet. Something they’ll want to repeat. That’s exactly what I look for in a recipe. Simple enough to throw together for a meal. Full of flavor. Good enough the family wants to have it again.
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
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
So. Many. Towels. Endless swimming, tons of outside activities and quite possibly a gallon of sunscreen. Non-stop snacks. Wet floors from kids who somehow still don’t understand the concept of drying off outside. Let’s not forget the flip-flops. My son owns 5 pairs and the other day we couldn’t find a single match, only oneContinue reading
At this point, summer might not end. We’ve hit the “endless days of summer” mode, but mostly because of the heat; not the quickly arriving school schedules. The next two weeks are projected to be 109° straight on through. I know, not quite the way I wanted to envision my summer either. Northern California hasContinue reading
It never fails. My family will always eat more of a meal if I present it well. Setting the table, using real plates, arranging the food in a creative fashion, all of that. “Tablescapes” are a real thing! While there are definitely days I grab the paper plates and throw some chicken and rice onContinue reading