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Classic Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for raisins 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons kosher salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch diced 1¾ cups cold buttermilk, shaken 1 extra-large egg, lightly beaten 1 cup raisins Directions: […]

Drizzled Paint Ceramic Pots

Drizzled Paint Ceramic Pots

Painting these with Nathan was so much fun! He loves doing arts and crafts and it makes us so happy too. We haven’t been the parents that give our kids an Ipad/Iphone in restaurants, grocery stores and all day at home screen time. We like […]

Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins

A perfect party appetizer that is always a crowd pleaser. These are fairly traditional potato skins but before we had made them we didn’t know how easy it was.

Asian Inspired Chopped Salad

Asian Inspired Chopped Salad

Make this salad is quick and easy. It took only about 10-15 minutes to assemble and its delicious. We made it with teriyaki tilapia but it would pair nicely with salmon or chicken as well. Enjoy!

Brynn’s First Academy of Science Visit

This week we took our children to the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. This was a special trip for us because it was our daughter Brynn’s first visit. At just a year old you may question our excitement in bringing her because she […]

Valentine’s Day Pinwheel Cookies

Valentine’s Day Pinwheel Cookies

The festive colors of will brighten your Valentine’s Day spirit. These cookies are just like our Candy Corn Pinwheels for Halloween. Give yourself the time to make them and anyone that seems them will be impressed.

Mexican Corn Dip

Mexican Corn Dip

The first time we made this dip was for Christmas Eve last year. After searching for a new appetizer to serve we couldn’t quite find what we were looking for. With just a hint of spice this cheesy goodness is countered by the sweetness of […]

Baby Girl Nursery On A Budget

Baby Girl Nursery On A Budget

Before we found out we were having a baby girl we sort of hoped for another boy. Not only did two kids of the same gender sound like a lot of fun for them but we could reuse all of the clothing and more importantly, […]

Reflections of 2018

We are not the firsts to write a post on the year that is coming to a close and we certainly will not be the last but we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the 2018. This year brought up and downs as […]

Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

Happy Bacon Day! On its own or in a dish, bacon can make any recipe even more special. Generally when we eat bacon it is with breakfast or incorporated into a baked potato soup or with brussel sprouts. Candied bacon is a real treat for […]