Chris and I recently attended a couples retreat as the official retreat chefs. (Sooo fun!) We spent the weekend with four other couples at a lake house in Heber Springs, Arkansas. (If you’ve never seen Heber Springs, it’s a little slice of Heaven’s beauty on Earth.) I totally LOVED having the opportunity to get away from […]
It seems that every time I find myself drafting out a new post in my head about a monumental event, like my birthday, or the New Year, I find myself getting all sappy and reflective. Like this year, for instance. It was supposed to be an uphill year, after two really reeeeeally bad ones for my […]
Last week I hosted a (long-overdue) birthday dinner for my brother’s sweet wife, Kelly. And OH MAN, was it fabulous! As is our family’s birthday custom, the birthday girl got to handpick the entire menu and was not required to take into account anyone else’s food preferences whatsoever! She chose a very carbtastic meal, and […]
This morning, I felt certain that you needed this recipe in your life before another day could pass. Because who doesn’t drool at the sound of Sweet & Savory Balsamic Glazed Salmon, I ask you? ~ ~ The true beauty of this recipe is how easy it is to throw together, yet how impressive it […]
~ I am uniquely blessed in that (currently) most of my close family members live within an hour of me. Both of my siblings and their wonderful spouses, plus my adoring in-laws, all live in a neighboring town just one hour away! And we even have a decent smattering of cousins that live right here […]
~ OH I had some fun this weekend! If you’re a regular reader, then you know about our strict grocery budget. And if you know about our strict grocery budget, then you also know that, while I think all cooking is “fun”, my opportunities to have some real fun in the kitchen and indulge my more […]
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