Grilled pizza with egg, arugula, and balsamic for #SundaySupper

Who’s ready to fire up the grill? It’s the time of the year when everyone tries to avoid heating up the house by using the oven. At least, I know that is true for our household! ...more

Four years…

I probably say it every year, but I guess it rings true. It’s hard to believe that four years have passed. Four years ago, I had some pretty white looking teeth ....more

Two Tone IKEA Rast Makeover

Sooooo – the DIY projects in our bedroom are not yet complete! I have yet another project to share. Of course, our first big overhaul of bedroom furniture was making over an IKEA Tarva dresser to this glorious beauty ....more

Fancy new chair

A little over a year ago, I showed off a little DIY project I was particularly proud of: a DIY tree stump table. It still remains one of my favorite pieces in our home, and is consistently a conversation piece for those who visit our house. Here’s the thing: although the tree stump table itself looked lovely, that chair sitting beside it did not quite match ....more

Zesty Potato Salad with Bacon and Green Onions for #SundaySupper

Our increasingly hot weather here in Florida has done something to my food cravings. For some reason, I have been craving cold food A LOT. This includes food that is supposed to be cold, as well as food that is meant to be heated ....more

Garden Haul

This year is the second year we’ve had our little garden plot in our backyard. Last spring was a learning experience as we planted heirloom tomatoes, peppers, basil, and rosemary. It wasn’t a huge selection of items, but we wanted to start small to see if we could manage tending to it all! ...more

Getting my walking shoes ready!

You better believe I’m getting my walking shoes ready this week: BlogHer Food 2014 is approaching rapidly! I’m excited to attend again, as it has been a few years since I was able to make it happen. Here’s the thing about conferences: you want to look cute, but you also need to consider comfort ....more

Partners in Crime

Partners in crime: that is definitely what these two are. I mean…come on now: look at those faces. Lucia and Sherman have become a set of inseparable pals ....more

Amazing Offers with American Express!

If you know me, you know I’m always interested in receiving a great deal on purchases. It makes my heart happy to know I have the ability to save money while still receiving the same product or value of services. Justin and I recently discovered an awesome feature for our American Express credit card: Amex Offers! ...more

Easy Oven Roasted Artichoke Recipe

Do you have a favorite appetizer to enjoy? I personally love some of the simpler options. Does it get any better than some sliced cheese…maybe some edamame? ...more