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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My Favorite Over-the-Counter Hand Creams for Cracked Winter Skin

As many of you probably know, autumn is my favorite season and while I am sad to see if pass by I am equally as excited about the upcoming winter season. Winter is my second favorite season of the year and I love snow, cozy hot coffees, sweater weather, etc. Despite my love for winter […]

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My Favorite Sweater This Season

Hello, everyone! How has the weather been by y’all? This past week New Jersey had its first snow storm of the season! I was personally so excited because I wanted Daniel to see the snow. Much to my dismay he was not a fan… But nonetheless we snuggled up, enjoyed the weather, and binge watched […]

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Frosted Mistletoe Christmas Cocktail

As most people know, I am primarily a wine drinker. However, what most people don’t know is that I am secretly a gin drinker, too. My favorite cocktail of all time is a very dry gin martini. In fact, I like my martinis so dry that stirring or shaking my drink in the general direction […]

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My Christmas Playlist

Hello, all! I cannot believe that Christmas is only nine days away! It feels like just yesterday we were carving the Thanksgiving turkey, and now Christmas is literally next week. This year has flown by (thank God, right?). Even though our Christmas will be a quiet one this year, we still have been celebrating in […]

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Classic (Egg-Free!) Gingerbread Cookies

I have to be honest, before I created this recipe I did not like gingerbread cookies. I always found them to be difficult to make, too spicy, and I am not a huge fan of cinnamon. However, I love to decorate them and gingerbread cookies are a Christmastime essential. I played around with some recipes […]

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The Chicken Meatballs Our Toddler Loves

As our son gets older and moves away from all baby foods, I have been looking for recipes that he will love and that I can make a few days in advance. One of the things I have learned to make is chicken meatballs. I love making them because they are super easy, very healthy […]

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Amazon Stocking Stuffers for the Baby & Toddler Under $10

I recently published a stocking stuffer guide for her and for him and I thought that a Part III for babies and toddlers would be a helpful addition to my gift guides. I have to be honest: before having a kid I would have no idea what to pick up for a baby or toddler […]

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Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Happy First Day of Christmas, everyone! (I mean, it’s the day after Thanksgiving so it’s officially Christmastime, right?) I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Our holiday was a bit more quiet than usual, but the food was just as delicious as always. With that all being said, after dinner is cleaned up on […]

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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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