good reads – 08.04.16

Summer is my favorite time to enjoy a good book. It’s beautiful outside and I love to sit around and read. There’s so much you can learn from a good book! Here are some of my favorites: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman – I LOVE THIS BOOK!!! Actually, I…

pickled beets & CSA love – 07.05.16

Here’s what we made with most of our CSA box this week! napa cabbage slaw with snap peas adapted from epicurious 1/2 lb snap peas, sliced diagonally 1 1/2 lbs napa cabbage, washed and dried well 2 carrots, shredded 3 green onions, sliced into rings 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons…

crumby blueberry pie

Perhaps that post title isn’t the best for site stats, but I’m just a little bit proud of my horrible pun, so we’re sticking to it. This pie isn’t crummy; in fact, it’s really delicious (and topped with a crumby streusel). There are countless blueberry pie recipes out there, but I like this one because…

the best carrot cake ever

There’s a plethora (such a great word, am I right?) of reasons why I love this carrot cake. It’s sweet but not too sweet, moist and tender, and full of carrots and spice. Everyone likes their carrot cake a little different, but this one was such a hit when I made it for Kenzie’s grad party that I…

life lately – 04.10.16

Hello there, friends! It has been a while since I (and probably you!) have visited this space. Honestly, I would like to claim that life just got in the way, and while that is part of it, it’s not the whole truth. These past few months, I have been off doing many, many things, and…