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it is crazy to think that we are just two weeks away from christmas. how in the world did that creep up on us so quickly? i still have so many things on my christmas bucket list that i want to check off! all the fun things like. . . . a bajillion christmas treats […]

holidays with walmart.

gang i kid you not. i literally count down the days. stalk the aisles. waiting for the day that all the trader joes christmas treats hit the floor. and let me tell you. without exaggeration. i stock up on my faves. because I have learned the hard way that they go fast . . . […]

christmas treat board with trader joes.

man oh man, do i love me some apple pie. the flaky crust, the cinnamon-y apples. it’s just so dang good. and it’s super nostalgic, too. like it brings me right back to thanksgiving at my grandmother’s as a young child. i have been wanting to make mini apple hand pies for a while. and […]

making mini apple hand pies.

I absolutely love planning fun date nights. if you have been around here for awhile, you may remember when the city was in lockdown, Ron & I did “dating through the decades.” every week we had one date night that was representative of a decade. sometime it was just the two of us . . […]

date night: the cozy edition with spiked hot cocoa & s’mores.

i have to be honest. i have never met a muffin i didn’t love. but these muffins will stop you in your dang tracks. they are so delicious. the perfect hint of pumpkin. and the crumble on top is literal heaven. the rascals & i love to whip these up. and we do so often. […]

pumpkin streusel muffins

man oh man. these muffins are G O O D gang. the crumble & icing on the top. i could literally eat that with a spoon. and I may or may not have done just that while baking. i’ll never tell . . . ok fine. i did. but honestly. when you bake these. you […]

apple streusel muffins.

this is just plain ol’ fun. make your own flavored ice cream. in a mason jar. in a snap. honestly. when i came upon this idea . . . i was not convinced it would actually work. but I thought. what the heck. the rascals will have fun making them. and even if it doesn’t […]

mason jar ice cream.

if you know me. you know i love a goooood grazing board. i am all about a big. oversized. abundantly packed board of food. homegirl likes to eat. homegirl likes to eat even more when she eats pretty. to me a grazing board is the easiest way to entertain. its pretty. its fun. its artsy. […]

hot cocoa board.

is there anything cozier than a big cup of hot cocoa?! we are big hot cocoa fans in this house. there is just something so inviting about hands wrapped around a big toasty mug. that’s loaded up with piping hot cocoa. topped with marshmallows. quintessential comfort in a cup if you ask me. we love […]

cup of cozy.

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