Welcoming Autumn 2021

Happy Friday, everyone! I cannot believe that autumn is already here. I celebrated the season this week by watching horror movies, reading some spooky autumnal literature, and drinking pumpkin spice lattes. How have you celebrated?

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Cherry Tomato & Sausage Orecchiette

I have been dying to experiment with making new pasta dishes and I am so excited to share this recipe with you all! In addition to being a delicious dish, this Cherry Tomato & Sausage Orecchiette presents beautifully and is perfect for guests or a quiet night in with some wine. Ingredients 1 lbs orecchiette […]

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Easy Lemon Vinaigrette

It all started when I was ten years old and fell in love with lemons… Just kidding! Here’s the recipe for my easy and delicious lemon vinaigrette: Ingredients 1/2 c. olive oil Zest of one lemon Juice of two lemons 2 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp dijon mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 3 […]

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Sautéed Broccolini

Sautéed broccolini is one of our favorite side dishes! Not only is it absolutely delicious, but it is also super easy and very healthy. I also find that it pairs well with just about any dinner, from steak to roasted chicken. Ingredients 2 bunches broccolini 2 tbs olive oil 5-7 cloves of garlic, sliced or […]

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The Possibility of a Second Pregnancy

I want to start this post off with saying that I am not pregnant. When I began talking about writing this post to some close friends and family, every single one of them asked me if I was expecting. Second, I also want to explain briefly that this is a rather delicate topic for me […]

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Summer Reading Part I: “Murder on the Orient Express” & “Piranesi”

*This post contains NO spoilers! (No, really, I am being serious!) Although autumn is my absolute favorite season (as I am sure most of you know), something about the summertime just makes me want to read. Sitting outside with a glass of rosé while reading a good book, or digging one’s toes into the sand […]

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Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Happy Friday! Am I the only parent who feels like every day of summer vacation should be filled with some sort of activity? This feeling for me is especially heightened this summer after spending the majority of last year stuck inside. After months (and months, and months…) of sitting around on the couch binge watching […]

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

I have to be honest: I created this recipe by mistake. But, it turned out delicious in the end! In the immortal words of Bob Ross, “We don’t make mistakes; we just have happy accidents.” I was initially preparing to bake regular old fashioned peanut butter cookies and after whipping my butter and sugar together […]

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S’Mores Skillet Dip

S’mores are a classic summer dessert that are so easy to make. To make it even more simple, check out my S’mores Skillet Dip! Ingredients Butter (for greasing) 6 bars of chocolate (I used regular Hershey’s bars; the 1.55 oz ones) 10 oz bag of marshmallows Box of graham crackers …and that’s all you’ll need! […]

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Life Update

Hello and happy Friday! I feel like it has been weeeeeeeks since I last published something on my blog. (Well, it has been…) We have had so much going on in our lives and I wanted to give y’all some updates! First, and most importantly, I have officially finished my MA at St. John’s University! […]

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