Bon Appetit: An Homage to Julia Child

August 1, 2014

Check out Bon Appétit: An Homage to Julia Child by Jessica at It’s no secret that I began my blogging journey with a love of baking. My grandmother and mother, the two most important women in my life, created that love in me many years ago. However, once I started adding recipes to my […]

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Roasted Corn Salsa & Grilling with OXO!

July 24, 2014

With summer in full swing and the temperatures heating up, I’m finding that we’re spending more and more time around the grill. We’re big fans of grilling the norm: steaks, chicken, vegetables (and even grilled pizza!), so whenever OXO offered to send over new tools to help out in the grilling process, we were all […]

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Snickerpoodles & Duke’s 1st Birthday!

July 8, 2014

Just last week, our sweet little boy celebrated his first birthday. And if you saw his birthday portrait that I posted on Instagram, you’re probably thinking, “He’s not so ‘little’ anymore!” We’ve enjoyed this year of firsts and are blessed with his adorable smiles, loving personality and eagerness to learn. He really is a wonderful […]

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I Scream, You Scream, It’s All About the Ice Cream!

July 1, 2014

Check out I Scream, You Scream, It's All About the Ice Cream by Jessica at When I think of Summer, I think of ice cream. Crunchy waffle cones with double the scoops, frosty bowls full of homemade vanilla, drizzled with hot fudge and colorful sprinkles, or chilled glasses topped with fizzy soda for a […]

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Celebrate National Strawberry Shortcake Day with Driscoll’s & Dorie Greenspan!

June 13, 2014

If you love strawberry shortcake as much as I do, then tomorrow is a special day for us. June 14th is officially National Strawberry Shortcake Day! And the folks at Driscoll’s have asked Dorie Greenspan to create an incredible shortcake recipe to celebrate! If you saw the photo I posted last month, you might remember […]

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Glazed Carrots with Dill

June 11, 2014

When I think back to family gatherings spent at my grandmother’s house, there were a lot of people sitting around the dinner table. Like a number of other families around the world, there were so many of us that we had a second table set up in the kitchen. And as we grew older, the […]

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Mexicali Grain Salad & a Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway!

June 6, 2014

Summer is the perfect time for grain salads. And if you’ve never tried one, then you’re definitely missing out. Not only are they super-healthy for you and something totally out of the norm, but they taste amazing. With all of the grains that Bob’s Red Mill has to offer, you’ll never eat the same salad […]

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Father’s Day Feasts

May 29, 2014

Check out Father's Day Feasts by Jessica at Most of the men I know love hearty meals: rich meats, creamy carbs, easy on the veggies, please. My dad is no exception. There are a few dishes he’s tried once and doesn’t care to partake in again. Just like his father, he’s not a huge […]

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Cinnamon-Pecan Chicken Salad

May 27, 2014

The school year is coming to a close and warmer days are upon us, which means summertime & picnic season is here! And if you’re unsure of what to pack up in that basket of yours, I’ve got a great recipe for you below! One of my favorite easy-to-make & easy-to-travel dishes is chicken salad. […]

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Citrusy Sunrise Smoothie

May 22, 2014

One of the best ways I love to fill up in the morning is with a smoothie. Whether it’s filled with fruity notes or smooth chocolate, they always rank above a bowl of cereal & milk for me. The prep and routine blending wakes me up and gets me going. And with the addition of […]

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