Brussel Sprout & Kale Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing

I am constantly on the hunt for a good salad. Sometimes when carbs and cheese take over my life, it’s nice to get a break and make healthy choices. I said sometimes, okay? When I meet a good salad, I never ever forget it. I still remember the first salad that rocked my world – […]

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French Toast with Mascarpone & Berries

I know, I know… I’ve probably written one too many Valentine’s Day posts, but I just can’t help myself because I have the cutest recipe for you to make for your valentine! Did I mention it’s heart-shaped food? I mean, you can obviously tell by the pictures, but don’t hearts make everything cuter? I love […]

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Valentine’s Day Box Inspiration

Nothing says I love you more than a heart-shaped box filled with goodies -am I right? Along with baking buttermilk pink donuts, I decided I’m going to start a tradition of giving my loves their own Valentine’s Day box each year. The idea came to me after giving Peyton her first box last year. I […]

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Baked Buttermilk Pink Donuts

If you know me, you know I’m a sucker for holiday traditions. I love putting together a list of fun activities to make the holidays extra magical for my family. Valentine’s Day isn’t a busy holiday for us, but I still try to make it special. Last year, I started a tradition of making homemade […]

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Entertaining the Kids Inside & Outside the Home

These wintry days are killing me! I thought I had it bad when it was just me to worry about, but now I have two little people to keep warm and occupied all the live long day and it’s through this I know the true meaning of stir crazy. I am craving spring and summer weather […]

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Chorizo and Corn Potato Skins

Let’s talk Super Bowl!! No, none of that game talk, let’s get to the important stuff – the food. I was watching The Kitchen on the Food Network and this weekend’s show was dedicated to all things Super Bowl. They put spins on game day classics like pigs in a blanket, wings, and sliders. The things they […]

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The Intensity of the Toddler Years

Here’s a story for you… A mom decides to schedule her toddler and infant’s doctors appointments at the same time in the middle of winter right before lunch and nap time. How do you suppose this tale ends? In happiness with mother, toddler and infant running through a field catching butterflies? Or, in nightmare-ish form […]

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Parmesan & Thyme Popcorn

Today marks my 28th year on earth!!! But how can I be 28 when I still feel (and look most of the time) 16? I’m not sure, but last night, we sang “happy birthday” and I had two babies on my lap and my husband lighting candles and my heart couldn’t be more full. My […]

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Ricotta & Arugula Toast

On Monday, my husband and I spent the day together alone at home. Yes, just the two of us at our house, no kids. I repeat, NO KIDS. It hasn’t happened in a very long time, so naturally, the two of us broke into dance as soon as we came home from dropping them of […]

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Avgolemono Soup (Egg & Lemon Soup)

Avgolemono. The first soup I ever fell in love with. I’m not sure if it was the richness of the egg, or the tang from the lemon, or the fact that everyone around me encouraged me to dunk crusty bread in it – but I knew right then and there it would be a dish […]

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