Peanut Butter and Jelly Bites

I’ve been thinking about adding a new “feature” to some of my recipes going forward, and I hope it goes over well! A few weeks ago when I was strolling through my local market, I realized that even though I consider myself to be well versed on a lot of foods and ingredients, there are still so so many that I have yet to experience or cook with. It seemed natural to parlay that into some of my recipes ....more

Shirt Dresses!

I really don’t know if it ever gets much better than the oh so classic shirt dress. You can wear them pretty much any time of the year. I have sleeveless versions, short sleeved versions, three quarter sleeved versions, and long sleeved versions ....more

Mashed Potato Monsters for #SundaySupper

Halloween season is approaching, and I can hardly wait!!! From haunted houses to scary movies to creepy costume parties, we are ALL about them in this household. And of course, there is one component of Halloween fun we can’t forget: frightful food ....more

Pumpkin Tomato Sauce

My love for fresh pasta sauce has not yet ended. You might recall a post of mine from earlier in this year when I raved about making fresh pasta sauce and how I did not ever want to buy store bought ever again. Although I still have the “emergency” jar of pasta sauce in my pantry, I have to say – I’ve gone full steam ahead with my plans to make fresh as often as possible ....more

Introducing: Whole Foods Market Clearwater

There is something oh so wonderful coming to my neck of the woods. It’s opening today. I would be referring to the brand spanking new Whole Foods Market Clearwater ....more

Super Statement Necklaces

Oh statement necklaces: how I love you. The one thing about my working from home attire that makes me sad is the reduced need for wearing some of my beloved jewelry pieces. As you may know: statement necklaces are seriously my all time favorite piece of jewelry to wear ....more

Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash for #SundaySupper

Who’s ready for fall? I have to say – the past few days have kind of managed to get me into a fall-like mood. It’s been raining almost non-stop since Wednesday, and the slightly cooler temperatures have made me think about fall ....more

Quick DIY Spiderweb Bowl

It may not be October quite yet, but that doesn’t mean I’m not preparing for one of my favorite holidays: Halloween! I am definitely getting into the spirit and getting crafty with a few items in the house. First up: a quick DIY spiderweb bowl! ...more

Roasted Acorn Squash Seeds

I’m in a bit of a pickle. The temperature outside my house is still in the 90s, but I am dying to get into the fall flavors with my cooking. What a predicament, I tell you! ...more

Totes and clutches

When it comes to bags, is there a style you prefer? For me, I tend to go for the extremes when it comes to the size of my handbag. I either choose a small clutch to hold only the bare necessities for a night out, or I reach for a large tote that will allow me to carry everything but the kitchen sink ....more