Intentions for the Week

  Happy Monday, friends!   This weekend was a good one! We went over to a friend’s house on Friday, the boys and baseball and I cleaned hou...

Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry

If your picture of fall does not involve butternut squash and red lentils and cauliflower cooked in a coconut-creamy red curry sauce and po...

Heirloom Tomato Salad

I’ve thrown together a lot of tomato salads in my life. And certainly not all need to be highlighted here…That said, I made one over the wee...

Let It Be Sunday, 237!

Hello friends. Happy Sunday!  Wow you really came through for me this week.  The comments you left on the Here’s What We Know post were sta...

Easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup

This past week I was talking to a reporter from MarketWatch and as I told the story of Budget Bytes I joked about being a broke college grad...

The Weekend Dish: 9/7/2019

Happy first Saturday in September! Are you doing anything fun or fall-y today? The weather has been beautiful here; looking forward to a we...

Sugar Cookie Sunnies

Want a sweet way to say hi or send someone your love? Well, I have the answer with these super cute sugar cookie sunglasses. I really love...

Friday Eating & Reading

What we’re reading and eating this week: How to Cook for Every Back-to-School Meal, by yours truly. I’m late on this one, but if you misse...

Friday Things #336

1. The boys had their first days of school this week! Joseph started pre-K (otherwise known as 4-year-old preschool, ha!) and Dominic had h...

Baked Sweet Potato

When the air starts to get crisp in the fall, I start craving two things: a bowl of soup and a big, puffy baked sweet potato. Both are warm...

Blueberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing

How to make everyone want to eat salad? Add blueberries! This blueberry salad with spinach, feta, and a balsamic dressing is a total crowd p...

Everything Basil Pizza

This epic basil pizza is all about BASIL. It’s got a thick layer of peppery basil pesto, and topped with loads of fresh basil leaves! Are y...

La Cidrerie

When I heard about La Cidrerie, I knew I wanted to go there. I like beer, but I don’t have the same capacity for it as locals do; young peo...