Lyanna is 2 months old. Sleep, we don't sleep! And just when we thought she was asleep, she was just playing a little trick on us. Please sleep!
Lyanna is 1 month old. What a month it has been! Our sweet baby girl is here.
Babylon Panthers At the beginning of 7th grade, I changed school districts. I remember when I was given the tour of my new school I thought, 'They have the ugliest school colors! Orange and black? Why?' I went to a school in a small town named Babylon. The town was so small that the junior … Continue reading Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup
Citi Bikers... This Thanksgiving we traveled to New York to visit my family. When Matt and I visit Long Island, we usually like to take a trip to the city. The city can really put me in the holiday spirit! I love the cool air that becomes filled with the smell of smokey sweet chestnuts. … Continue reading Apple Rose Pastries Inspired by a Bike Ride in New York City
They weren't pole beans? So I have found that it is much easier to keep mammals alive than plants. Who would think that a green leafy thing that naturally grows outside in the dirt would be so fragile and stubborn. This summer I decided to grow sweet potatoes. Boy these plants were kicking butt. They … Continue reading Winter Garden Salad
Are you ready to be spoiled? Have you ever had a craving for a snack but you couldn't exactly decide what you were in the mood for? When I feel like that I ask myself two questions. 'Do I want something soft or crunchy?' and 'Do I want something sweet or salty?' Well sometimes I … Continue reading Sea Salt Butterscotch Pretzel Brownies
What about Thanksgiving? Hey, did you know there is another holiday in between Halloween and Christmas? No it's not called Black Friday, it's called Thanksgiving. It's a wonderful holiday that's all about being grateful. The way we celebrate is simply enjoying each other's company, and eating tons of amazing food. No gifts, less obligation. Ah, … Continue reading Harvest Skillet
I have lived 29 years without ever even trying a brussels sprout! The time has come for me to overcome my fear. I mean, how bad could they be, right? They look like adorable little heads of cabbage. I knew I was on to something when my husband, yelled out "Mmm! Something smells good!" Please … Continue reading A Brussels Sprouts Recipe So Good Even Kids Will Eat It
Do you have a few mason jars lying around? Use them to make these adorable fall inspired lanterns. Supplies: A medium to large sized smooth Ball mason jar Rubbing alcohol A large leaf/pumpkin/fall sticker Chalk paint A foam paint brush Dried beans Tea lights Raffia Wash and dry the jars and then wipe them down … Continue reading Fall Mason Jars
"Let's have an Oktoberfest party and ask everyone to wear lederhosen!" Wilkommen friends! Fall has arrived and it’s time to celebrate this beautiful season. One of the most famous fall festivals is Oktoberfest! This year Oktoberfest begins Saturday, September 19th until Sunday, October 4th. This party has already begun so it is time to get … Continue reading Schnitzel Sandwich with Homemade Pickles and Horseradish Mayo