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"At the age of 3, Lilly told her grandmother that her throat was closing up after eating at a Chinese restaurant. The epi pen was administered.“
"This was one of my favorite maternity sessions, simply because this Mama was so excited to capturing her pregnancy. Previous losses gave them gave them such gratitude for this growing baby in her belly and it showed in her eyes and in her smile."
"Creating sauce from fruit is so delicious and perfectly simple. It's the perfect way to welcome summer into our kitchens.
You can add it to ice cream, shortcake, pancakes, french toast, angel food cake, biscuits, oatmeal or just lick it directly off the spoon.
My grandma used to color her eggs using onion skins and turmeric. It’s something I’ve already wanted to try but I always waited until the last minute and ended up going the new-fashioned route. Fortunately, my mom would still color her eggs this way, so she filled me in on how to do it but […]
I once heard the quote “stop the glorification of busy.” I feel strongly about this quote, I believe it happens, I believe it’s toxic, I believe it becomes a competition. I hear it in the aisles of Target, I see it on social media. When we run into an old friend, we instantly go into […]
My Dad’s favorite cake in the world is carrot cake. He doesn’t feel strongly about a lot of things but good carrot cake, he feels strongly about carrot cake. Last year, we attended the Madrigal Dinner at the high school. The whole environment, the entertainment and the food was spectacular. They served carrot cake. My […]
This is going to be an exciting week. Not just on the blog but in life. The week before holidays are always a little fun, aren’t they? Here’s our menu plan: Sunday – Cheese tortellini with a rustic cream sauce (recipe coming next week!) Monday – Leftovers – we have a very busy evening, so […]
I just love this recipe. It’s so incredibly easy, doesn’t take a ton of ingredients, it’s made in your instant pot and can be used for so many things like chicken tacoschicken enchiladaschicken nachoschicken burritoschicken tostadaschicken tortilla soupchicken quesadillas Could you tell I was channeling my inner Bubba there? If you could tell, we’re obviously […]
This recipe…THIS RECIPE…it delights me in so many ways… First, these muffins are scrumptious. No other word could describe them better. The kids? They adore them. They beg for them. They cry for them. They clean their rooms for them. Secondly, these are so easy to make. No mixer! Quick prep time. Easy clean up. […]
Many, many years ago, I tried guacamole. I liked it pretty well, enough to learn how to make it but I didn’t loooooove it. Fortunately, I rarely give up on food (it’s my best/worst trait) eating it again and again until finally, I fall in love. Like, I love it so much, I made it […]
Field sessions in June and September are my favorite sessions in the world. And this family? One of my favorites. In a favorite field. In one of my favorite months. Since this session, they’ve welcomed a new member to their family! (I’ll be sharing her newborn session soon.)
I’ve been talking about this recipe for so long, I love that I’m sharing it with you today. If you subscribe to my newsletter, you know that this recipe started with a big fat mistake and ended with the perfect biscuit. These gorgeous biscuits are soft and flaky, and not dry at all, the absolute […]
We have another busy week ahead, I can already feel our schedules becoming busier with the warmer weather. Warmer weather, I like. Busy schedules, not so much. But, that’s okay. Sunday – Chicken quesadillas and guacamole (we have a guacamole addiction in this house.) Monday – Oven baked chicken and rice Tuesday – Burgers on […]