Toasted Gruyere Sandwiches

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Most of the time when I pick out my groceries, I have a vague idea of what I'm going to do with them. And then by the time Thursday rolls around, I've forgotten what those ideas were and I have a handful of things that are about to go bad if I don't … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding & a HUGE Giveaway!

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I'm currently in that spot where I've got more kitchen appliances than counter space but that's a pretty good problem to have, right? ¬†I just added a new one to the line up and I love it. Hamilton Beach let me pick out one of their appliances to … [Continue reading]

Photoshoot with Baggio


A few months ago, I had a really fun opportunity to put on some amazing designer clothes, and traipse¬†around Carytown with stylists and a photographer in tow. This is the life. But really, if you haven't heard of Baggio, you should check them … [Continue reading]

5 Recipes: 5 Ingredients or Less

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Life can get busy and when life gets busy, complicated recipes go right out the window. Since I'm sure I'm not the only one who has been feeling busy lately, I thought I'd share some of my favorite recipes that take 5 ingredients or less. These are … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Almond Granola

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Thank goodness for friends. Friends who don't mind if I'm baking granola while we're chatting. Friends who pour me a glass of wine without asking me if I need one. We should all have friends like this. Goodness, it's been a bit of a stressful … [Continue reading]

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

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When I was little, my favorite donut was the ones covered in cinnamon and sugar. I'm not entirely sure why but I just thought they were the most delicious. I'm sure I got cinnamon and sugar all over the house when I was enjoying one of them. To this … [Continue reading]

Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn

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I had the fancy idea to attempt a truffle popcorn recipe because it sounds beautiful and sophisticated and delicious. So after a very long day of work that involved driving 200+ miles (between Richmond and DC) I found myself driving from grocery … [Continue reading]

5 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

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I am such a breakfast person. I will literally never understand people who can skip it. I'm pretty sure that's half the reason I get out of bed in the morning. But rumor has it, some people aren't a big fan of it. I guess it can take a little extra … [Continue reading]

3 Cheese White Pizza

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I had purchased a few pieces of garlic naan last week, thinking I'd make some Indian food, but time got away from me and I completely forgot about them. I knew I was pushing my luck with the expiration date by waiting much longer so I decided to whip … [Continue reading]

4 Spring Essentials

Are we done with all of the snow storms? Is it finally time for sunshine and warm weather and swimsuit shopping? Goodness, I don't know about you, but I'm ready. Someone hand me a margarita. Alex and I aren't taking any sort of spring-break-eqsue … [Continue reading]