Reading…Eating…Shopping

Reading: Ruth Reichl is my inspiration in the kitchen! I want to make all her recipes…and this book is my favorite format; daily journal/memoir plus recipes I’ve wanted to read this book about Elisabeth Elliot! So excited to start it. So convicted and helped by this Article on Forgiveness. Cooking soup and baking cake, what…

KitchenAid Mixer Update

I absolutely love my mixer!! We’ve used it a lot already- how did I get along without it for my whole life? My favorite is mixing egg white for meringue cookies: One of our most favorite cookies. We use this recipe but rarely use the chocolate chips or drizzle. Just vanilla meringues. It was so…

Dave’s big day: Sullivan’s + Carrot Cake= happy husband

His day started with me making his absolute favorite carrot cake recipe …he has requested this cake for years now, it’s the best. Our dear friend, Charlotte, made this for her husband to take on a men’s retreat….and the rest is history. I got the recipe and treasure it. It’s originally from Southern Living. See…

Best Food 2020🥝🥗🍡

Let’s start with smoothies and smoothie bowls. The absolute best was Green Brothers Juice Co in Charlotte. That almond, coconut, honey topping was amazing. A close second was Juice Keys in Raleigh. Suuuuper good berry bowl that kept me full for the whole day! And Lauren got the gingerbread which was good as well. We…

best quiche!! 🍳(and cookies…)

This. Is. So good! I was looking through a healthy fitness/food book by Carrie Underwood and found this healthy crustless quiche recipe. I didn’t use the onion, I used onion powder, and I didn’t use the broccoli, but it was so good! I’m going to try different variations of it, leave out the mushrooms and…

Remembering 2020….the first 3 months❄️💕

At Rabbit Trails Vintage. I’ve so enjoyed selling at this adorable shop in Raleigh. What a year! I’m so glad I started looking back and remembering…if you listen to everyone around you, you can be swept away with how terrible 2020 has been. And if anyone has lost a family member or friend I realize…

Happy Halloween 🌻🍂

look close, can you tell it’s a jack o lantern face?! Pinterest did it better…but it was tasty 😆 the dried mango and apricots were a favorite. The black eyes and mouth were made out of black olives and chocolate chips. Then here’s our other Jack… needs a nose, maybe 🤔🤣 it’s pumpkin pie with…