Coconut Flour Carrot Cake Donuts

Coconut Flour Carrot Cake Donuts

One of the things I've been doing in my free time is watching my friend's super adorable new German Shepherd puppy, Otto. He's pretty much the cutest thing ever. I kind of forgot HOW MUCH energy puppies have, and now I know that my dog can never, ever die because there is no way I can ever have a puppy in my house. I kind of like my blinds, and my shoes, and my couches, and everything else I see chewed up in my poor, poor friend's house. One puppy might be worse than quadruplet human babies. Anyone have any live-forever potions for dogs? Kaiser is really enjoying babysitting Otto … [Read More...]

Frosted Candy Cane Blondies

Frosted Candy Cane Blondies

It seems like Nick’s entire family was born in December! In the first two weeks of this month, we celebrated 5 family birthdays– including Nick’s. That’s a lot of partying. Nick’s grandma was celebrating a milestone birthday this year– 80 years young!– so the family arranged a big party for her and all her friends…. 

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Andes Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Andes Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Guys!!!! CHRISTMAS COOKIES!! Pretty much the best thing ever, right?! Five years ago, I had my first Christmas away from home. My sister and I were living in Florida and it was just two of us. We went to the movies, got Chinese food, and then spent the whole night making batch after batch of… 

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Roasted Radishes with Radish Greens

Harvest Fridays – Roasted Radishes with Radish Greens

Less than two weeks until Christmas. Can you believe it? I surely cannot. Especially since it was 70 degrees here a couple days this week. I’m loving it, and so is my garden! We’ve been harvesting tons o’ greens lately. Chard, beet greens, curly kale, Russian red kale. I’ve even been picking and eating radish… 

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Cashew Chicken Curry

Cashew Chicken Curry

This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine. When I was a kid, “milk” always came from a cow. But these days, there are lots of dairy-free milk alternatives! Though Nick and I do eat dairy, we often buy different kinds of milks for variety and to change up our… 

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Mini Persimmon Spice Cakes

Mini Persimmon Spice Cakes {and $300 Amazon gift card giveaway!}

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a super fabulous weekend. If you want to win some holiday shopping moula, stay tuned. I have another great giveaway going on! This weekend we finally got around to putting up our Christmas tree and all our lights and decorations. It was a festive weekend and now I’m 100% in… 

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Thai Fish and Noodles

Thai Fish and Noodles

Did everyone have an awesome Thanksgiving?! We sure did. We spent the long weekend in Missouri and Arkansas with friends and family. Even though it was only 4 nights, it felt like a real vacation which was nice. And for once in my life I didn’t have any travel issues. It was a Thanksgiving miracle!… 

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