Loaded Nachos

Loaded Nachos

I was really feeling that 70°F weather yesterday! And now...back to rain. I can't wait for more consistently sunny weather. I have so many projects I want to do outside, particularly, finally finishing the back deck. However, that requires paint, so I need to wait for a stretch of at least a few dry days. [...]

DIY Blanket Ladder

DIY Blanket Ladder

Can we talk about the LIFE-CHANGING discovery I made a couple weeks ago. It was an average night, we had just eaten dinner and were sitting on the couch when the inevitable conversation came up..."Did you get anything for dessert?" my husband asks... I hadn't...fail. Me: "No, but there is still vanilla ice cream in [...]

4th of July Menu

4th of July Menu

Happy 4th of July weekend!! With a 3 day weekend this year, I'm sure a lot of you are celebrating with friends and family and indulging in food and fun filled BBQs so I thought I'd compile a few of my favorite past recipes that we continue to go back to again and again, especially [...]

Shrimp Ceviche

Shrimp Ceviche

Lately, I have been dreaming about getting away on vacation. Work is so crazy right now that its not going to happen anytime soon, but a girl can dream. Some of our favorite vacations were in Mexico and my absolute favorite thing to eat down there is fresh shrimp ceviche. After our last trip to [...]

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

I'm sitting here planning my calendar for the month of November...yes...November. #1 - I can't believe it is that close to Starbucks breaking out the red cups and holiday music playing in stores. #2 - I have some REALLY GREAT stuff planned for the month of November!!! I almost can't wait to share it with [...]

Fig & Camembert Crostini

Fig & Camembert Crostini

I spent most of the first day of summer cooking up a DELICIOUS 4 course meal yesterday and I have to say, I loved every single course! The appetizer was these little crostini with Camembert cheese and a fig spread. They were so flavorful but yet so quick and easy to prepare, a perfect appetizer for [...]