2014

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2014 favorites

2014 favorites

Instead of just doing a favorite recipes recap, I wanted to throw a few more things in the mix. #1 Highlight of 2014 Everything having to do with Evelyn being born (minus the month of no sleep and the whole figuring out breastfeeding part).  It is simultaneously the most joyous and the most terrifying thing … more

christmas 2014

christmas 2014

Christmas seems to be changing every year for us right now.  We have two families to spend Christmas with, more people to include, and this year having Evelyn meant we wanted a bit more time for ourselves, too.  But in the end trying to squeeze it all together worked out pretty well.  The absolute best … more

chocolate mint brownie trifle

chocolate mint brownie trifle

So I think I’ve officially entered the adult world regarding Christmas.  I’m legitimately excited about some of the practical things I might be getting for Christmas (things on my list: new slippers, new trash can).  But more telling than that, I’ve gone from the impatient “There are a whole ____ days until Christmas!” sentiment to … more

chicken and biscuit cobbler

chicken and biscuit cobbler

I know I promised no fuss dinners.  I’m sorry.  This dish is a lot of fuss, but this dish is also one of the most delicious things I’ve eaten in ages, which fully surprised me seeing as how it’s basically a casserole.  I have a strong distaste for casseroles (understatement).  I so hate dishes where … more

things i’m loving lately {december 2014}

things i'm loving lately {december 2014}

We went to Franklin, Tennessee this weekend to visit Gerrit’s brother and sister-in-law and go to the Dickens Christmas Festival.  I had full intentions of posting about it today, but realized this morning that I had approximately zero good pictures and really not much to say about it (in summary: pros: cool concept, great place … more