summertime garden boxes

Yes, I am talking about Summer in February. I’m really looking forward to the garden boxes on my back deck this Spring and Summer. This is what we had last year. I believe it was a combination of purple petunias, angelface, and something similar to a white angel’s breath flower. This is what the garden […]

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two homemade pizza dough recipes that we’re loving right now.

Unless you live in NYC or some other wonderful city it might be hard to find a good local pizza place. Kraig and I love our local pizza places, but get sick of the same two places and/or knowing we could make something at home that would cost a lot less and probably taste better. […]

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Baked doughnuts two ways

If you follow me on instagram then you probably know that I’ve been testing out different doughnut recipes this Winter. The first recipe I tested out tasted way too healthy, but the second two were so good and totally worth sharing! The first one I’m going to share with you are Cinnamon Baked Doughnuts from […]

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GINGERBREAD COOKIES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

I have nostalgic memories of making Gingerbread Houses with my family as a kid. Fast forward to being an adult and making store bought Gingerbread Houses with my friend made me realize just how hard it is to get a Gingerbread House to stay put together! I realized my Dad probably did all the “hard” […]

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Cranberry Orange Scones

I’m here to share with you the simplest and tastiest scone recipe I’ve ever made. I got the recipe from Jenny Steffens’ blog and of course her recipe is inspired from Ina Garten! The directions are so simple and the results are scrumptious. These go super fast in my house and I’m sure they will […]

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Baked Oatmeal with Frozen Fruit

Some of you might wonder why I’m talking about Oatmeal again and it’s because it’s such an easy pantry item to meal prep the night before and pop into the oven the next morning for breakfast. It satisfies the whole family which is always a win in my book instead of watching my son throw […]

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Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip

When I was recently making one of my favorite hummus recipes I accidentally opened up a can of cannellini beans instead of chickpeas. That left me with an opened can of cannelini beans that I was unsure how to use. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve used them plenty of times in recipes, but during a […]

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Lidey’s Every Morning Breakfast Cups.

I have a love for all things Ina Garten. It is my dream to work for her as a recipe tester and assistant. One of her assistants named Lidey runs her own food blog among many other things and every recipe I’ve made by her has been a success. Today I’m here to share with […]

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Oskia Skincare Love Continues. New and Old Favorites.

I love Oskia Skincare. They’re a luxury skincare line out of the UK that really deliver with their products. I have said this many times before here on the blog, but the Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel is one of my holy grail face washes. It’s a gel cleanser that comes in a beautiful salmon color […]

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Some Of My Favorite Budget Beauty Products.

Between having a baby and buying a house this year my budget for beauty products have certainly dwindled. I’m rounding up some trustworthy products I’ve been enjoying the past 7 months that hopefully won’t break the bank for you. Weleda Skin Food. I love this stuff. I use it as a nighttime moisturizer for my […]

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