We’re Getting Married!


This weekend has felt a little bit like a dream, after Alex popped the question on Friday night! I obviously said yes, about 14 times. I won't share all of the details here, but Alex planned a wonderfully sentimental and romantic evening, involving a … [Continue reading]

Vegetarian Tortellini Soup

easy tortellini soup

Well 2014 has started off a bit... drizzly. But that's ok. It's an excuse to keep making comfort food in the kitchen. While the macaroni and cheese that we made on New Years Eve was quite delicious, it was also incredibly heavy. I could have dove … [Continue reading]

New Years Celebrations


Happy New Year! I hope you've all had a wonderful 2014 so far. We started our celebration last night by whipping up a delicious macaroni and cheese dish that contained Fontina, Gruyere, and Sharp Cheddar. So. Much. Cheese. We mostly followed … [Continue reading]

Last Minute New Years Eve Party Ideas


2013 is coming to a close, so let's ring in the new year with style! Here are a few of my favorite ideas. (How did we plan parties before Pinterest?) I've been loving all things bubbly, so whether it's champagne or prosecco, I'm excited to toast a … [Continue reading]

3 Apps for Healthy Resolutions

daily plate

It's almost 2014 and I'm sure many of you are thinking of resolutions. This will finally be the year you eat better & exercise more, right? Even if you weren't thinking of making "healthy" resolutions, these apps might change your mind, since … [Continue reading]

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas! I'm spending as little time as possible on my computer (although I've spent a significant amount of time playing with my mom's new iPad...) After a lovely candlelit Christmas Eve service, I spent the remainder of the night … [Continue reading]

Christmas Baking and New Asics

asics running shoes

The kitchen has been getting of lot of use around here. My mom and I have been baking up a storm in preparation for Christmas. We made a batch of these sugar cookies, with this homemade frosting recipe, a batch of these chocolate chip cookies, and a … [Continue reading]

Daily Greens Juice

Daily Greens

I haven't done quite as many product reviews as I used to, as I've taken on a policy of only blogging about things I truly love. I'll try (almost) anything, but not all of it is really blog worthy. Let's face it, no one wants to read a mediocre … [Continue reading]

Lighter Meals & Indian Food Attempts

channa masala

I haven't done a snapshot of daily eats here in awhile, and since What I Ate Wednesday typically takes over the food blog world on Wednesdays, I thought it was time for an update. My meals have been looking fairly typical, although I usually try to … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies

As I was leaving gymnastics yesterday, a notification popped up on my phone. A reminder for a cookie exchange starting in 1 hour. I was sweaty, I hadn't baked any cookies, and I had honestly forgotten about the entire party. Oops. So on the drive … [Continue reading]