Herbed Blackberry Citrus Mimosas

Every other year, I travel to South America for a work trip. On those trips I have discovered so many new flavors. On my last trip, some friends and co-workers introduced me to a lemonade (or limeade, as Americans would call it) that’s very popular in Chile. Made with basil, key limes, ginger, ice and

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Fig Pizza with Gluten Free Crust

This post is sponsored by ABRAMS Books, as part of the ABRAMS Dinner Party. All opinions shared with you are my own. Pizza is something I plan to experiment a lot with this summer. It’s one of the best ways to utilize those fresh ingredients from the garden in a quick and creative way. We

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A Simple Mother’s Day Craft

There is nothing I enjoy more than creating with my daughter. She has become my right hand when it comes to cooking, coloring, and crafting. I remember when I was growing up, my mom would always tell me that the best gifts my sister and I could give her were the ones we made ourselves.

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English Garden Toasts | The Perfect Spring Appetizer

This post was created in partnership with ABRAMS Books, as a part of the ABRAMS Dinner Party. Well, I have a few new obsessions. The spring line up of ABRAMS cookbooks has me gitty–starting with today’s release of A Modern Cook’s Year. As someone who loves entertaining, this is an exciting addition to my kitchen.

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Spicy Springtime Margaritas

The first day a spring. Who doesn’t love this time of year? I start dreaming about all things fresh. Fresh air, fresh flowers, produce, freshly organized home. It really is a happy time – and it’s also when I’m totally inspired by shades of green. Everything in spring begins with a shade of green first

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Clean Eating | A List of Essentials

This post is sponsored by ABRAMS Books, as part of the ABRAMS Dinner Party. In an earlier post, I talked about how we manage the prep work for organizing a week of clean eating. We outlined some tips that keep us on track during the craziness of our work week with two small kiddos. Here,

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Five Simple Weekday Dinners | Recipes for Clean Eating

It’s week four of our family making the clean eating transition, and for the most part, it’s gone well! We’re still not eating completely clean. Lunches can be hard for me if we don’t have left overs from the night before. That’s where I’m lazy. If Eric and I don’t pack breakfast to go the

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Favorite Vintage Shops [On Etsy]

I have always enjoyed inheriting vintage items through family or stumbling upon a treasure at a market. My favorite pieces are family heirlooms – the ones with meaning. We have received old photos, handwritten recipes, pieces of furniture, cookbooks and other miscellaneous items from both sides of our family. Eric and I both share the

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