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S’MORE MACARONS

S’MORE MACARONS

We’re taking glamping to a whole new level! I love making macarons but they are so finicky. Never, and I mean never, have I had a batch turn out this well.

WATERMELON RICE KRISPIE TREATS

WATERMELON RICE KRISPIE TREATS

WATERMELON RICE KRISPIE TREATS To me watermelon means summer and honestly I would take a rice krispie treat over most desserts so why not combine them?  Making rice krispie treats is very simple to begin with so adding a few extra steps, at least for…

Dear Nathan on your 6th Birthday

Dear Nathan on your 6th Birthday

Dear Nathan, Today you turn six years old. I have no idea how time passed so quickly. I remember the day you were born like it was yesterday. It is a day I will never be able to forget because it was the day you…

Quarantine Summer Bucket List

Before the summer begins every year we like to create a bucket list of all the things we want to do. However, this year is looking very different than previous years. Bucket lists before Covid19 included baseball games, museums, parks, outdoor concerts, and fun without…

Limoncello Cocktail

Limoncello Cocktail

Limoncello Cocktail Alright, I’ll admit it; I’ve jumped on the White Claw bandwagon and I’m not looking back. After trying a Truly, I disregarded most hard seltzers without even trying them because it was way too sweet for me. I assumed that would be the…

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello  Limoncello is such a special drink. It is perfect for a hot day or with brunch with the girls. However, be aware that it takes DAYS to make. It is great but the greatness takes time, about 3-10 days. Because you will be…

Cornbread Cookies

Cornbread Cookies

Cornbread Cookies  These cookies came straight out of quarantine necessity. We had a surplus of cornmeal, not enough flour, and a scarce amount of sugar. Promising my kids we could bake but unwilling to brave the store led me to look up how to replace…

Stovetop Maple Bacon Popcorn

Stovetop Maple Bacon Popcorn

STOVETOP MAPLE BACON POPCORN Tired of microwave popcorn? Looking to add a little something special to your movie night? We have the answer for you here! Normally when we make popcorn we use our air popper. It always comes out great but it’s a little…

Earth Day Focaccia

Earth Day Focaccia

Happy Earth Day! As a family we always try to do our part to protect the planet. We compost, recycle, conserve water, and many other things to save our planet.  Because we are sheltering in place this year we are celebrating in a different way.…

Day 39 Shelter In Place: I Am Not Doing OK.

Day 39 Shelter In Place: I Am Not Doing OK.  Until recently I had my mental health in check for a long time. Even battling postpartum depression I was still able to find an outlet to channel my severe anxiety and depression. But in November…