in case you didn't believe me...

Need further proof of my love for nuts? You've got it. read more words! ...more

nuts about nuts

I could never pick a favorite nut. I enjoy most kinds, if not all, for varying reasons. read more words! ...more

match made in heaven

I've bemoaned our lack of a grill twice now. We've actually done some shopping, and it should come as no surprise that Weber® keeps popping up as the best of the bunch. read more words! ...more

white lightning! (and a giveaway)

Remember when we went to the beach? I remember. I remember all the time ....more

"pretty please...

...with a cherry on top." So many times, the promise of that cherry makes all the difference and suddenly, like magic, the person you're asking to do something for you is willing to do it. read more words! ...more

get fresh with me

Summer's over? Already? Boo! ...more

food blogger (and coffee lover) mecca

I just spent 4 days in Seattle for the International Food Bloggers Conference, and it was amazing. read more words! ...more

flat-out delicious

If you're anything like me, you often find inspiration for suppers at home in menus at restaurants. That was the case here. read more words! ...more

power(of marin)ade

Living in an apartment can be frustrating for many reasons, but one sore spot for me is the lack of a grill and a place to use it. read more words! ...more

pumpkin spice explosion

There is such an obsession with pumpkin spice right now! Lattes, bread, muffins, donuts--everywhere you look, there's something pumpkin-spiced. read more words! ...more