My Favorite Dishes to Bring to a Dinner Party

With the weather warming up, it’s finally potluck/picnic season, and I’m excited to whip out some of my go-to recipes. One tip: have them bookmarked, so they’re easy to access! Here are 7 recipes I love… Pimento Cheese. My friends are laughing right now because I ALWAYS bring pimento cheese to gatherings (maybe too much,… Read More

Links!

Hi friends. I forgot to post this on Friday but still wanted to include it since there’s been some good links recently! Did you have a good weekend? Here’s to a week that will hopefully feel more like spring!! XO Would love to wear this on a night out (on sale!) Have you been listening to the… Read More

I Miss Obama.

I just randomly stumbled on this episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld and Obama and MAN did it make me miss the guy. Some things that come out of his mouth throughout the interview: “I do really well with the 0 to 8 demographic. They love me. Partly because I think my… Read More

I Tried Blue Apron

I might be the last person on the planet to try out the subscription service, Blue Apron. But I’ve always been curious what the buzz (both positive and negative) was about. So I waited for one of their promotions and ordered a week of meals. Before I continue I just want to say: these thoughts are entirely my… Read More

Links!

Hey guys! How was your weekend? I’m heading off for a family vacation, and I can’t wait to eat shrimp and grits and take a million photos of armadillos. I’ll post pictures when I’m back :). I’m also REALLY excited to share a new project I’ve been working on. Hope you have a great week, and… Read More

What Are Your Small Pleasures?

I loved this article on Book of Life about small pleasures: “We are dominated by striving: for better relationships, work and personal lives. Restless, we think, is synonymous with success. Nothing should be good enough for long. But, in so concerning ourselves with unattainable levels of excellence, we overlook more modest pleasures, closer to home.” “A pleasure may… Read More

A Trick for Delicious Walnuts

Here’s something that I’ve learned from working at a restaurant: if you vigorously rub walnuts between your hands, you’ll remove the papery outer skin, which contains that slightly bitter flavor. What you’re left with are walnuts so addictive and delicious you’ll want to add them to everything (salads! Brownies! Granola! Oatmeal! Pasta!). Here’s how to do it… First,… Read More

A Way with Words

My whole life, I’ve been constantly switching up phrases and words. The other day, I said “hit the gate running,” and didn’t realize until Kevin paused and said, “…ouch.” Well, have you heard of “A Way with Words?” It’s a podcast dedicated completely to language — from slang to old forgotten sayings. I’m completely hooked… Read More