Summer nights spent outside call for summer cocktails. Also, why on earth don't I post more booze on this blog? Anyway, mix yourself up a highball and enjoy on a warm summer night. (Stay safe!) Peach Whiskey & Raspberry Schnapps Summer Cocktail With Mint Please see below for a printable version of the recipe.
I am a complete sucker for stationery - pretty notebooks, printed paper, greeting cards, fancy pens, scrapbook embellishments - and I am a planner. Oh boy, am I a planner. My favorite Christmas present this past year was the planner Russ bought me. (I got a lot of strange looks from family and friends when … Continue reading Journaling & Planner Fun
These photos were taken in Russell's aunt's yard...can you imagine having your house surrounded by this beauty? What a lucky lady she is (and how much hard work she must put into it!) I was so inspired by her beautiful landscaping.
I've been wanting to make this post for awhile now and since I'm so glad that I finally can, I'm staying up later than I should to put it together. Today, Russell and I went on our first date of the summer (yeah, I know, summer doesn't officially start until next weekend), one of several … Continue reading Summer Lovin: Freedom Farms Brews & BBQ In The Field Surprise Date
Do y'all remember my bestie Mallory? Well...she's having her first little one, a baby girl! Over the weekend, her sisters hosted a wonderful baby shower for her, which was also a reveal party. I've never actually been to one in person, and let me tell you, they are way more suspenseful and exciting than Facebook makes it … Continue reading DIY: Chalkboard Baby Shower Sign
Easter is my favorite holiday to decorate for; brightly-colored Easter eggs, happy bunnies, fresh flowers...there's something inherently wonderful about seeing the first signs of spring after a long and cold winter. There's also the tasty food. I know that coming up with a holiday menu can be a challenge, especially if you eat the same … Continue reading Easter Brunch Recipes & Ideas
Our 1930s bathroom was completely gutted this week, making way for a floor-to-ceiling remodel. While I can't wait to take a long, hot bath in a brand new Kohler tub that no one else's bum has been in, this construction phase has been pretty stressful. Preserving Old House Integrity Maybe I've been watching too many … Continue reading 1930s Bathroom Remodel – Part 1
I love comfort food. That is something about me that will never, ever change. Biscuits and gravy, italian toast with sweet cream butter, macaroni and cheese...if I ever end up in the slammer on death row, my last meal request would be all of the above with a side of my stepmom's mashed potatoes. Of … Continue reading Stuffed Sweet Red Peppers Recipe
Ever have one of those days where you need something to eat and end up cleaning out the fridge in the process? I had a half cooked chicken breast, a half avocado, greek yogurt, some fresh greens and pickles. After a raid of the spice drawer, I was able to put together a tasty and … Continue reading Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe
Almond chicken is my favorite dish at my favorite restaurant, Bistro19 - it was one of the entrees at my bridal shower, and I have to stop myself from ordering it at least once a week. And even more so now...because I'm trying very hard to get serious about my health this year. Specifically, I'm … Continue reading Almond Crusted Chicken Recipe