Cookbook feasting {Weeks 1 and 2}

Our resolution to try out new cookbooks and recipes is off to a great start! {Week 1} Pure Flavor We kicked off this cookbook and recipe challenge with a cookbook by Kurt Beecher Dammeier, mastermind behind some of my favorite Seattle-area spots: Beecher’s Cheese, Pasta & Co., Bennett’s, and Liam’s. During the first week of […]

My long weekend in NOLA

I can’t believe its been almost a month since my long weekend in New Orleans, celebrating my friends Jenny and Nick’s wedding. Things have been so busy that I’m finally getting around to writing about it. You can thank this nasty cold I’ve got for giving me daylight hours to do some blog writing. I […]

Week 3: Orange-colored foods

Theme eating continued this past week with orange-colored foods. We started out with a super-sized pack of butternut squash from Costco and we made our famous sausage, gnocchi, kale, squash dish and really enjoyed it. This is one of our favorite meals and it’s so great for those cold days when all you want to do […]

2014 resolutions

Here we are already: 2014. Man, that went fast. It seems like just yesterday that I was furiously pinning ideas for my “2013 Pinterest Lifestyle” resolution. Officially, that didn’t last long, but unofficially, I’m still on Pinterest all the time looking for craft ideas, recipes and workouts, I’ve just done a bad job at pinning […]