Handwritten Christmas Wrapping

My husband is one of the greatest wrappers ever. No, not the freestyle type – although he would beg to argue on that one – I’m talking gift wrapping peeps. He’s so good that it actually bothers me. You want to know why? Because I don’t know how it’s humanly possible to be such a […]

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Arugula Salad with Burrata and Pomegranate-Balsamic Glaze

In an effort to spend more time with my nonna and help take some load off of her Christmas Eve prep, I suggested some of the girls of the family get together to help her make her homemade gnocchi. So we did, and it was so fun, but the lady is nuts. Even though we […]

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Christmas Garland Tablescape

Does anyone else tend to get in arguments with their spouse when it comes to decorating? Asking for a friend… Yeah right, totally asking for myself. For some reason, my husband actually cares about the million things I want to hang on the wall!! WHY?!? Do you know why it bothers me? Because I’m a […]

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Santa Hat Brownie Bites

My husband and I love hosting our friends and family at our house. It’s always nice to gather with people you care about to catch up and enjoy eats and drinks together. The dishes afterwards are the worst, but the memories make up for cleaning off any grime (I’m so cheesy). This past Saturday we […]

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Peppermint Popcorn Snowballs

There are few things I enjoy more than bonding over food with my daughter. We’ve had a lot of fun food experiences already – we’ve cheered to cheese cheese sticks, sipped happily on smoothies and enjoyed grilled octopus together at one of my family’s favorite restaurants. And to think she’s only two – I can’t […]

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Our 2017 Christmas Tradition List

The days tend to go by super quickly with a newborn. It’s like I blink at the beginning of the day and all of a sudden it’s dark out. It. Is. Crazy. I’m normally a go-with-the-flow type of person, but lately I’ve had to turn to planning in advance and trying my best to stay […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Today I’m talking about bacon-wrapped dates because the holidays are among us and it’s time to bring out all of the warm and savory apps. Can I get a YUM?! My mom has been making these salty, sweet bites for years now and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed them over the years at our fall/winter gatherings. My […]

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