Don't you love recipes that remind you of people you love? Your grandmother's chocolate cake... Your mom's spaghetti... Or in this case, my aunt's tuna steak! Aunt Shirley lives in the Cayman Islands and we have loved each other since I was born. To know her is to love her. Although we are not technically … Continue reading Aunt Shirley’s Tuna Steak
As someone who does a weekly meal plan, I'm always glad to see what others are cooking. I pull recipe ideas from all over and am the queen of using what I've got in the fridge. While I can't classify my cooking as paleo, vegan, 100% clean, etc... I am relatively mindful when it comes … Continue reading Recipe Roundup
One of the highlights of my December has become hosting my best friends and their kids for a sugar cookie extravaganza! Before the main event of decorating cookies, the kids destroy the playroom while we drink coffee and munch in the kitchen... This year even included a Jingle Bells sing-a-long at the piano! It is … Continue reading Christmas Sugar Cookie Brunch
*Thanks to everyone for your encouragement and feedback on my previous post. I meant every word of it, and still do... It's always funny to me how 24 hours changes things. Yesterday, I felt like Socrates penning his dissertation. Today (I have my kids back from their grandparents' house and) I feel like Dale Jr. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu Inspiration
We are finding "the new normal". Natalie is 4 months old, everyone sleeps through the night 95% of the time, and most weeks have some sort of routine. Andrew and I are loving the past few weeks, mainly because we haven't been here! We spent last weekend in Asheville celebrating my good friend's wedding. … Continue reading Sweet Summertime.
Wanna know what to do on a rainy Thursday during strawberry season? I'mma tell you... Make the most delicious strawberry jam. I hit the jackpot when it comes to in-laws. My mother-in-law, Denise, can cook anything. As long as I've known her, there is always a jar of homemade strawberry jam on her table. And, y'all, I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Nana’s Homemade Freezer Jam
Some of the recipes I post are healthy, and let's just be clear that this is not one of those. This is "It's 5:51pm, my children still need baths and food, my lawn-mowing husband is going to be inside in 20 minutes, I spent an hour talking to the neighbors when I could have been fixing … Continue reading Chicken Taquitos: To the Rescue!