Celebrating Easter {Favorite Lenten Dinners Part 3}

With Lent on the horizon, I thought I’d share our favorite meat free dishes for the season. I’ve done this the past few years and love having the ideas all in one place when I go to menu plan. Spaghetti Squash Arrabbiata This feels like comfort food to me! You can always serve the homemade… Read More

Valentine’s Day Fun {Making Heart Hot Cocoa Bombs}

My family loves hot chocolate, and I love cooking up fun ways to stay festive for each and every holiday. During our Valentine’s celebrations, I made white chocolate hot cocoa bombs! I filled the hearts with a few heart marshmallows and edible pink glitter. I drizzled pink candy melts on top and finished off with… Read More

Happy Hour {Lavender Rose 75 for Valentine’s Day}

I am so excited to share the most delicious cocktail I created for our Valentine’s Day. I wanted something we would both love, but also something festive and special for the evening. Enter the Lavender Rose 75! Lavender Rose 75 This is based on the Empress 75, which is our absolute favorite cocktail of all… Read More

Valentine’s Day Fun {Cheese and Charcuterie}

Happy Hump Day, y’all! I am continuing with the Valentine’s day celebrations here through the rest of the week. We ALL enjoyed this delicious meat and cheese tray as a decadent appetizer on Valentine’s Day. Cheeses Bellavitano (whiskey soaked) Fresh mozzarella, cut into hearts Truffle Gouda Manchego Creamy Brie, heart shaped from Whole Foods Meat… Read More

Super Bowl Taco Bar (And The BEST Shredded Chicken)

In honor of “Man Day”, the guys around here did absolutely nothing today. And I mean even more nothing than their usual nothing. :-) I don’t think one of them even took of their pjs or combed their hair. We are enjoying a quiet evening at home downing tacos (their request) and watching the game.… Read More

Valentine’s Day Fun {Baked Cinnamon Donuts for Saturday Brunch}

We are enjoying a rare weekend with almost no plans and the most gorgeous February weather. I feel so happy and relaxed! I set up a lazy Saturday brunch for the family since we didn’t have to race off to sports – or anywhere else. I’ve had the table runner and plates since John was… Read More