Recipe | Oatmeal Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookies & My Grandpa’s Legacy

These cookies happen to have the world's longest title: oatmeal applesauce chocolate chip raisin spice cookies... or any variation of that! These cookies also happen to be a very, very special cookie in my family, as they were my grandpa's very favorite cookie and are a long, longtime family recipe. Every single time I bake … Continue reading Recipe | Oatmeal Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookies & My Grandpa’s Legacy

Recipe: Mexican Lasagna with Laura’s Lean

With fall just around the corner, new rhythms and routines setting in, and families busier than ever now that school is back in session, we have been embracing meal planning with quick, family-friendly recipes! I'm excited to share our recipe for Mexican Lasagna, one of our favorite family recipes and a staple in our home … Continue reading Recipe: Mexican Lasagna with Laura’s Lean

Strawberry Picking & Strawberry Recipes

Strawberry season is here! Rob and I were so excited to go strawberry picking a few days ago, as it's one of our favorite annual traditions - and we had really missed going last year! We found a new-to-us strawberry farm (Pope's Strawberry Farm in Knightdale, for anyone local to the Raleigh area) that we … Continue reading Strawberry Picking & Strawberry Recipes

Recipe: Grapefruit Gimlets

Crafting seasonal cocktails is a really fun date night activity (as seen with our gingerbread old fashioneds)! Inspired by the Spring season, vibrant and fresh fruit flavors, and colorful citrus, we decided to add a grapefruit twist to a tried and true cocktail favorite: the gimlet. It couldn't be easier (three ingredients!) to make a … Continue reading Recipe: Grapefruit Gimlets

Recipe: A Trio of Cocktail Meatballs

Whether it's for a Christmas cocktail party for two, festive family movie night, or gameday, this trio of festive meatballs is just too good! Cooking has become such a fun creative outlet in our home, and we love cooking together, testing new recipes, and setting pretty tables to make it a special date night at … Continue reading Recipe: A Trio of Cocktail Meatballs