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Dinner, Recipes

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

What is it about a bad day that makes you want to call for take-out and curl up on the couch? Maybe I’ve watched too many episodes of Sex & the City? (I’m totally a Carrie.) I’m definitely an emotional eater. For me, food is comfort and I’m always tempted to reach for […]

Wedding Planning

Wedding Wednesday: Making A Wedding Shadowbox

Confession: I’ve had my wedding bouquet sitting in a brown paper bag on our kitchen table for nearly two months. Parts of it were molding. Gross, I know. I saved it after coming across this awesome idea for a wedding shadowbox during the wedding planning process. I thought it was such […]

Wedding Planning

Wedding Wednesday: Choosing The Booze

It’s no secret that James and I take our beer and wine very seriously. As the daughter of a homebrewer, I grew up hopping from brew pub to brew pub on family vacations and helping my dad bottle his beer in our basement. It’s no surprise I inherited my dad’s love of […]

Health, Life

Embarking On Whole30

I haven’t had sugar, grains or dairy all day. And, I’M STILL ALIVE! It’s a miracle. Today marks day one of Whole30 for me. If you’re not familiar with the program, it involves eliminating problematic foods from your diet in order to “reset” your body. It’s not supposed to be a diet, […]

Appetizers, Recipes

Pepperoni Pizza Party Bread

So much cheese. So much garlic. Really, does it get much better? This party appetizer was inspired by everyone’s favorite food group: ‘ZA! I whipped it up over the weekend for an impromptu get-together with some of James’ friends. I wanted to make something that was easy, portable and crowd-pleasing. […]

Life, Travel

Our Minimoon: Cincinnati

Happy Sunday, everyone! We’re relaxing after spending a night in a cabin at McCormick’s Creek State Park with a few friends. We had a blast hiking around to the waterfalls and Wolf Cave. We can’t wait to go back! We also can’t wait to go back to Cincinnati, which is […]

Life, Travel

Our Minimoon: South-Central Indiana

Hi, y’all! I know I’ve been a little absent from the blog over the past two weeks. I’ve been having too much fun relaxing and enjoying married life! After a couple of glorious weeks off, James and I both went back to work this week. We are happy to get […]

Life

My Latest Fix

Shortly before we headed out of town for our wedding, I received my latest Stitch Fix. I scheduled one to arrive right before all of the chaos to give me something else to focus on and look forward to. Having that box arrive on my doorstep is always such a […]