Breakfast In Bed {Gift Basket}

Mother’s Day is on May 14th this year. That also happens to be my wedding anniversary! Anyhow, I wanted to share another gift basket idea for the mom’s in your life. Mother’s are incredibly hard working and hardly ever get a break. This gift is full of wonderful “breakfast in bed” treats to make her…

Meal Train {Ideas}

Have you ever participated in a meal train? This week I made dinner for a friend in need. Sometimes, during times of sickness or family emergencies, it’s nice to not have to think about making food. Meal trains are also perfect for any friends that have just had a baby. Some things to consider when…

Charcuterie Board

This past Saturday was my birthday and to celebrate, my family took me to a local winery for a picnic. The weather was uncooperative, but the venue had a lovely tasting room with tables to enjoy food and wine. As part of my present, my husband picked up some terrific items to make a charcuterie…

Bath + Body Gift Box

Collecting objects and items for themed gift baskets is something I find extreme pleasure in. To settle on a subject that is near and dear to the recipient makes the process easy. Today,  I share a super simple gift box, that is sure to pamper all the mom’s in your life. Remember Mother’s Day is…

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Our local farmers market opened this past weekend and on Saturday mornings you can be sure to find me taking a leisurely stroll while checking out all the fresh produce. I am so happy that market season is back. With that being said, it’s also time to continue working on eating more wholesome seasonal foods….

Rotisserie Chicken Salad

I’ve become lazy when it comes to lunch. It has sort of become an afterthought, so now I’m trying to freshen up our lunch menu. As you know, I love to cook, but sometimes you become tired and clean up is the worst. Cleaning is so not my favorite! Sorry for the rambling- this chicken…

Shaving Cream Easter Eggs

My day job is teaching children with a variety of special needs. I am always on the hunt for fun, safe and simple projects that they can all be included in. I recently saw a video on Facebook, showing a tutorial dying Easter eggs with food coloring and shaving cream. Immediately, I knew this was…

Banana Bread Scones

I love scones- maybe because I enjoy a good tea party and the aforementioned go hand in hand. I always seem to have brown bananas lying around and wanted to make something a little different from typica banana bread. When I found this recipe for scones, I couldn’t wait to try it. The glaze puts…

Classic Deviled Eggs

Easter arrives in a week and I’m sure you have a bunch of hard boiled/dyed eggs hanging around in the fridge. This recipe makes perfect use of your eggs. Deviled Eggs are an easy side dish to share with friends or family. My son assisted me with this recipe and he actually ate some too….

Easter Basket Filler {School-agers edition}

It’s so fun creating special moments for my children. I love to see their faces light up with joy. Celebrating all life’s moments is what everyday living is all about. To make the mundane feel fulfilling and to create excitement with family traditions. Today, I’m sharing a cute Easter basket for school age kids. My son…