Pastel Vases, Upcycled

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  We had our pre-Easter egg hunt brunch this past Sunday with friends and family. Each year, as all the kids get another year older, the hunt becomes a little bit more exciting. Last year Oliver was more interested in collecting rocks in his Easter basket than eggs. This year, he successfully found 4 Easter [...]

Chunky Avocado Salsa

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  We’re getting ready for our second annual pre-Easter egg hunt brunch this Sunday and also for my in-laws visit to meet our little Henry, who will be 3 months next week (what!!??!!). This avocado salsa, along with my new obsession, plantain chips, has been our go-to snack all week long. Hey, no double dipping!!! [...]

Lemon Poppy Seed Cocoroons

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  My BFF is in town this week while Mark is off on a business trip. We’ve done a lot so far.  Finished a 5k, went to my niece’s baptism, had laughing-fits from stories from our college days, finished more bottles of wine than I would like to admit, baked, cooked, and made time to [...]

8 Favorite Easter Recipes & Crafts

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  Easter Egg Hunt Brunch Party   Candied Birds Nest Blood Orange Mimosa Deviled Egg Salad   Chick & Bunny Easter Eggs Easter Egg Vase Easy Easter Wreath Fabric-Lined Bowls

Avocado Toast

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  I’ve finally hopped on the avocado toast bandwagon. It has been a simple breakfast, lunch, or light dinner that I’ve been enjoying, immensely, lately. My new favorite way to eat it, is with a slice of pepper jack cheese melted onto the toast, then smeared with avocado, sliced tomatoes and freshly cracked pepper. LOVE! [...]

Guinness Floats

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With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, what better way to celebrate than with a Guinness Float. It’s an interesting combination of vanilla ice cream, coke, topped off with dark Guinness Stout. For me, its just another excuse to eat ice cream ;). If you’re looking for more fun recipes for St. Patty’s Day, check out my [...]