Category Archives: Food

Little Big Night

If you have followed along over the years you know that around Valentine’s Day every year we love to host a lavish dinner party with friends and family called The Big Night. Here is a little look at last year’s … Continue reading

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A Galentine cocktail

Mondays can be the worst, so why not celebrate with a cocktail tonight?! With all this sickness and cold weather around here, it’s nice to have a little bubbly to help me think of warmer times ahead. This bevie would … Continue reading

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Fitzie’s Fair

We celebrated Fitzgerald’s first birthday this past weekend in true midwest fashion – with a state fair themed bash. I’d be lying if I haven’t been planning this party since Fitz was first born in the month of August. I … Continue reading

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Honey BBQ pigs in blankets

Just like any other family we are constantly looking for a quick week night recipe that is toddler-friendly and fun! With those two things in mind, I teamed up with Moore’s Marinades & Sauces to bring you the perfect meal: … Continue reading

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Big Night VII: Finale

It’s back and bigger than ever as this is the last year we will be indulging in the Big Night feast. Without a commercial kitchen at the chefs’ disposal moving forward, feats such as this just won’t be the same. … Continue reading

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Chicken & apricot coconut curry

One of my resolutions for 2017 was to do a better job at weekly meal planning, and in turn, share my successes here. You know, accountability and what not. My husband tends to do all the cooking (#chefmarcus) and will … Continue reading

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Download: Turducken 2016

Between caring for a recovering sick kid and a three month old while dad is on his annual ‘rut-cation’, being a little under the weather myself, daylight saving time and a turducken feast – I am spent. As I write … Continue reading

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May Day

It’s no secret that I love May Day. Last year I whipped up gift baskets and homemade banana bread to deliver to doorsteps. Both were a hit! This year I went with cacti and a slight boy-ish twist to these flower pot cupcake … Continue reading

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The Big Night VI

Every once in awhile I’m lucky enough (read: I begged) to get my husband to do a guest blog post for me. Not only does it give me a break, but it also is nice to hear from someone who … Continue reading

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