Creamy Potato Chowder with Bacon, Corn and Kale (Dairy and Gluten free)

Hi guys, sorry I have been completely off the grid these last few days- I finally got home from New York after being gone all week. I was so happy to see the girls and also, admittedly completely wiped out. I had an absolutely amazing week, but I was shocked at how physically draining it was ....more

Apple Cider Bourbon Punch

So I am in New York right now, and one of the things I am doing here is having fun celebrating being a Stylemaker for Better Homes and Garden. (Woo Hoo!!!) In honor of this joyful occasion, and because it’s #ThirstyThursday, I just had to share this Apple Cider Bourbon Punch. My Friend Tracy made these and shared them in the September issue of BHG and when we were on set, I had QUITE a few of them ....more

Grilled White Fish with Pickled Radish Salad

Ok- it is slated to be in the 80’s in Seattle this weekend. What the What??!! I mean I know we always boast a late summer, but this is extreme for us ....more

Fig Almond Cake (gluten free and vegan)

My mom has a fig tree that just won’t quit right now. It is just shelling out softball sized figs that are as sweet as honey by the dozen- and these are way better figs than the ones at my house. Basically I have been eating as many as my stomach can hold all weekend ....more

Saturday Stuff, edition 28

We are at home in Seattle now watching All Access on Showtime so that we can catch up before the Mayweather-Maidana Fight tonight. Have I ever told you how Pete and I are like obsessed with these Boxing matches and watching All Access? I blame my mother who totally and completely uncharacteristically has always loved boxing ....more

Lemon Coconut Popcorn

Hi guys! Still in Vegas. My sister and brother-in-law came to join Pete and I for 2 nights and I am so excited to go paint the town red with them ....more

Sparkling Blackberry Apple Cider

Hi Guys! I am writing from the sunny town of Las Vegas right now! I scooted down here on my scooter yesterday (by the way everyone at the airport is SO nice to you when you are on one of those things! ...more

Quinoa Salad with Zucchini, Mint and Cranberries

As this goes live, I am getting ready to go down and meet my beloved in Las Vegas where he is working this week. The kids are back to school, and I need a physical and physiological break like I can’t even tell you. I am having a rough time with the severity of my injury setting in and I need to go have some fun and get things in perspective ....more

Turkey Bolognese

The first day of school calls for a good dinner. Actually Monday’s in general kind of call for a good dinner, don’t they? Monday’s always feel kind of long and I love settling into a nice comforting dinner with my family ....more

Saturday Stuff, edition 27

Wilbur and the poo poo mask ...more