Easter is a huge celebration in my family. Our extended family gathers at my parents and we usually end up with around 40 people. Everyone in my family cooks — so much good food, a lot of wine and and tons of love. It’s a favorite holiday for us. So, if you celebrate Easter — or even if you don’t — we’re sending out happy thoughts to you all.
Spring is here! So maybe your garden isn’t blooming yet… in the meantime, here are some flowers and butterflies to brighten the spring equinox.
Ok, so it’s not officially spring yet. But aren’t you dying for the spring flowers to come up? It’s that time of year when I really want something bright and green to take the place of all that dirty snow. … Continue reading
I made treats for the opening of a new Anthropologie store through my work with Bread & Butter Catering. We made an array of petite fours and macarons. Pink = pink peppercorn raspberry; Purple/Gray = lavender blackberry; Green = pistachio. … Continue reading
Is everything better with bacon? Yes. Yes it is. Even cookies. Actually – especially cookies. That combo of salty sweet is perfect. So this sweet little piggy is a yummy brown butter bacon shortbread cookie. (the pink fuzzy … Continue reading
This stuff is dangerous because you cannot stop eating it. Just can’t. It’s so good.
Are you planning to propose (or secretly expecting a proposal) this Valentines Day? It’s so exciting — and will set off one of the best, most beautiful and busiest times of your life! I know because Jesse and I just … Continue reading
It’s cold and the holidays are over but we’ve got rainbows to brighten up the dark days of winter! Cookies, cheesecake or whatever you can think of — I’m certain we can turn it into a rainbow!
There’s always a lot to celebrate this time of year but this year was extra special for my family. My sister Casey just graduated from nursing school and we celebrated Saturday night. Family and friends gathered to say congratulations. Plus … Continue reading
Homemade hot chocolate? Yum! There are a ton of really good recipes if you want to make your own — and these are quick, easy Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers! Make it extra special with pretty jars and personalized labels. … Continue reading