Visiting San Franciso, Part 2: The Mission District

Thanks for all of your lovely feedback on the first in my series of posts about our trip to California! These posts take quite a while to organize and create but I am thrilled to know that many of you find them enjoyable and useful. I thoroughly enjoy writing them! ...more

Cranberry Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

Is loving oatmeal cookies a sign of maturity? It very well may be. As a child, I never would have chosen any sort of oatmeal cookie voluntarily ....more

Orzo Salad with Roasted Cauliflower, Spinach and Feta

With the weather transitioning into that fall-like feeling, people are getting all geared up to make pumpkin spice everything and apple everything. Meanwhile I’m over here like, cauliflower and brussels sprouts all day, err’ day! I have embraced the cooler temps by making one or both of these veggies every day for the past week or so, and it’s safe to say that in that time, I’ve made more cauliflower than I did all summer long ....more

Visiting San Francisco, Part 1: The Ferry Building

As many of you know, I semi-recently traveled to California for a trip to San Francisco followed by a few days in wine country. Though I normally adore sharing the details of my trips with you, I have been procrastinating like never before in getting these posts written. (Well, maybe once in second grade when I was supposed to write a report about myself ....more

Wheat Sandwich Bread

Don’t mess with a good thing is a philosophy too often ignored, particularly when it comes to food. To start out tinkering with a recipe before you have even tried the original version rubs me the wrong way. Only when you know what you are starting with can you find areas for improvement and decide the best way to go about making it happen ....more

Giant Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

There are so-called “cookies” (oats and bananas and applesauce sometimes known as breakfast...more

Baja-Style Fish Tacos

I joked earlier this year about turning this into a taco blog, and many days I think that’s not a bad idea. Tacos are on our menu at least once and often twice a week. We simply never tire of them! ...more

Wax and Wool – Soy Candles and More

Hey friends! First, let me apologize for the unplanned silence over the last week or so. I have so many great recipes, travel posts and more to share with you so soon but I haven’t had much time to actually write any of them ....more

Krochet Kids Intl. Review and Giveaway

As many of you know, over the past few years...more

Outfits I’m Loving Lately: Summer Fashion Inspiration

Well gosh, I really took my sweet time with this didn’t I? Just as it happens...more