Crispy Smashed Potatoes

I wanted to try a new kind of potato and I have been experimenting with these smashed potatoes a bit. We usually stick to either baked or mashed, and these are a really delicious (and easy) combination of the two. Ingredients 25-30 mini potatoes 2 tbs olive oil 2 tbs butter 6 cloves of garlic, […]

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Welcoming 2021…

I cannot believe that we are already more than a week into the new year and so much has already happened. I think everyone was hoping that 2020 would end and with it all of the insanity that the year brought. Unfortunately, viruses, ideas, arguments, etc., do not have some sort of expiration date. I […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to take the time to wish everyone who reads and follows this blog a very happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving looks a bit different this year than it usually does, but I am nonetheless still thankful for another year with friends and family. I think that even in the face of difficult times (like […]

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Amazon Stocking Stuffers for Him Under $10

Happy Monday, everyone! Last week I published an Amazon stocking stuffer guide for her and this week I wanted to publish a Part II of the collection for him! As I mentioned in my previous post, I think the stocking tradition at Christmas is so much fun and I look forward to it every year. […]

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Amazon Stocking Stuffers for Her Under $10

Time for a quick back story: my family never did stockings at Christmas. For some reason our stockings growing up were only for show. They were never a part of our Christmas tradition. My mother neatly hung them up on the fireplace mantle every year and we admired them as decoration. …and then my husband […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul Roundup

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I cannot believe that it is already October 7, meaning that we have now been in October for one whole week. Wow! The time is flying. With that being said, in honor of the first week of October, I have decided to complete my Trader Joe’s Fall Haul Roundup! (As promised.) If […]

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Spooky Podcasts I am Loving this Fall

Hello, ghouls! Although I know I am late to the game, I just recently began listening to podcasts. Honestly I was looking for something new to listen to in addition to my music playlists while running, walking, cooking, baking, driving, and even just completing daily tasks. If you have been on my blog before, you […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul

For the past few months I have made it my mission to start shopping at Trader Joe’s. That probably sounds super weird, but everyone raves about the goodies they find there and I always find very little that excites me. With all of that being said, I decided to go on a Trader Joe’s fall […]

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Autumn Bucket List

Happy First Day of September! It’s sadly not the first day of fall yet, but it is finally socially acceptable to begin autumnal traditions such as making yummy soups, wearing cozy sweaters, murdering teenagers in corn fields, and even grabbing a Pumpkin Spice Latte at your nearest Starbucks! With all of that being said, I’ve […]

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Is Autumn Cancelled?

I keep seeing a trend online that I would like to address and give my two cents about. While this post was directed first and foremost to fellow parents, I think this topic extends to just about everyone who is concerned about the up and coming fall season. I also recognize that the topic at […]

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