Friendsgiving is a holiday tradition we officially adopted last year and I think it’s here to stay. The potluck gathering brings together our wedding party peeps, delicious food and football – this Sunday it was a surprisingly momentous football game! We went low-key last year with pulled-pork as the entree but this time we went … More Friendsgiving

Holiday Sides

It’s that time of year again! Family gatherings, dinners with friends and work parities that require a dish to pass. This month I put together a list of sides for such occasions. I know the links have been unreliable on initial posting the last couple months so I’m triple checking them this time around so … More Holiday Sides

Memorial Weekend

As previously noted Memorial Weekend officially kicks off the summer for me and at 80 degree weather and an open pool it’s easy to understand why.  This weekend was jammed packed with activity in the best way.  I couldn’t think of a more perfect weekend.  Saturday morning I took Mom and B to Eastern Market. … More Memorial Weekend

Holy Saturday Brunch

   Last year we hosted my Mom’s family for Easter breakfast.  It went well enough but was a bit rushed because we also had to go to Danny’s family in the afternoon.  I felt bad for double-booking so this year I invited people over for Holy Saturday, it was a much better arrangement. I love hosting … More Holy Saturday Brunch

Thankfulness Tree

I do a happiness jar with my MEP girls every week and I love it.  It’s important to think of something positive – especially when you sometimes feel nothing positive is going on at all (a big problem for teenagers). Thankfulness posts are prevalent on Facebook in November but it’s not really my thing.  Instead … More Thankfulness Tree