My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!

Aperol Spritz Cooking View
Aperol Spritz

Well, once again things have been quiet around here because I have been off traveling. I had planned to finish the Italy posts last week but, since I was on vacation, … Read More

italy travels: venice and florence
italy travels: venice and florence

So, here it is! The reason things have been so awfully quiet around here lately. Ben and I marked our ten year wedding anniversary back in May, and we recently arrived … Read More

Farmer’s Market Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Grilled Crostini and Burrata Cooking View
Farmer’s Market Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Grilled Crostini and Burrata

(Italy posts are coming later this week. Stay tuned!)  Tomatoes, cheese, basil, and bread. There is certainly nothing revolutionary about this combination, but this weekend I was determined to make … Read More

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I apologize for the silence around these parts lately. We recently enjoyed an extended vacation traveling around Italy, hence the lack of updates here. Now we are back home for … Read More

Andrew’s Outer Space Birthday Party
Andrew’s Outer Space Birthday Party

Another year has flown by and at this point, I’ve stopped even trying to comprehend where the time is going. Our boy is seven. SEVEN! I’m sure I will blink … Read More

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